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2019 High Roaders at Northland Workforce Training Center

High Road Fellowships

Explore engaged learning and applied research fellowships for Cornell students in Buffalo, NY

Imagine a summer...

grassroots economic development...urban revitalization...small business development...labor-community alliances...poverty alleviation...the green economy...civic engagement...public economic policy...quality job creation...creative culture and the new economy...

This fellowship program provides paid opportunities for Cornell undergraduate students to participate as a group in research, engaged learning and service in community-based economic development in Buffalo.

Buffalo is home to a rich array of creative organizations tackling rust belt challenges. Students will learn about and contribute to vibrant local innovation by working with nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, government officials, business and labor advocates focused on revitalizing the metro Buffalo economy. Affordable group housing is available for students not from the area.

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Applications for Summer 2022 will open November 2, 2021 and close February 18, 2022.

 

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Fellows

2018 Fellows at Assemblyhouse

Learn more about High Roaders and read their experiences going all the way back to 2009.

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We Confuse Politics With Government. They’re Not The Same.

Callie McQuilkin (High Road Fellow 2021) reflects on the difference between politics and governance.
Preaching Across the Aisle
We Confuse Politics With Government. They’re Not The Same.

Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry Murals

Paul Havern (High Road Fellow 2021) reflects on Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals
Diego Rivera Detroit Industry Murals
Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry Murals

Allyship and Coalition: Combating systemic inequities together

Raquel Zohar (High Road Fellow 2021) reflects on the connections between the Jewish teachings of Shimon HaTzaddik and High Road values.
Raquel Zohar journal illustration
Allyship and Coalition: Combating systemic inequities together