The Retreat: May 17-19, Minneapolis, MN This is where the Young Leader Cohort will gather for the first time and start scheming and dreaming about projects! You’ll connect with like-minded young Catholics, explore Catholic social teaching, analyze dominant power structures, study methods of social change and practice contemplation and action.
The Project: May-Nov Over this 6-month period you’ll put your faith into action, developing a project you’re passionate about related to Catholicism and social justice in your local context! Don’t worry, you’ll have lots of support with monthly mentor check-ins and video calls with your cohort and the Program Coordinator. For projects that require more resources, Call to Action will help connect you with a network of donors and volunteers eager to support meaningful action.
The Reconvening: November 9-11 San Antonio, TXThe Young Leader Cohort will reconvene at Call to Action’s 2018 National Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Here you’ll share your learnings and efforts from the past six months with your fellow Young Leaders and the broader Call to Action community. You’ll plug into an even wider network of like-minded Catholic change-makers to continue deepening and expanding your faith-rooted justice work.
Applicants must Be between age 20 and 39 Have a passion for social justice and their Catholic faithBe committed to LGBTQ equality, anti-racism and anti-oppressionBe creative, passionate, and appreciate humor