2017 Youth HUB Fellowship: Youth Application

Application deadline has been extended to NOVEMBER 13, 2016 at 11:59pm.

Are you between the ages of 18-24 and passionate about creating positive change in your community?

Do you have an idea for a social enterprise (project or business that benefits the community and makes money) that you are interested in developing over the next 12 months?

If you answered yes to both questions, please complete the application below for the Youth Hub Fellowship Program.

PLEASE NOTE: You will NOT be able to save your progress and return to it later. Feel free to copy and paste the questions below into a separate document and complete this form when you are ready to submit the entire application.


The Youth Hub Fellowship is a comprehensive, yearlong social entrepreneurship training program for emerging young leaders that want to create positive change in low-income communities.

Goal of the program:
• Build the skills and capacity of some of the Bay Areas’ most innovative young leaders to create solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our communities.


The Fellowship includes:
• 4 months of weekly social enterprise training to develop a business model, strategy and pitch (professional presentation) for your own social enterprise
• Professional adult mentorship
• Free access to your own co-working space and office amenities Monday through Friday 12-8pm (use of computers, internet, media equipment, and space to work on projects, meet with clients & mentors, etc.)
• A pitch event, where you will present your social enterprise proposal with access to at least $1000 in SEED FUNDING and volunteer support from professionals
• 7 months of follow up coaching, training and networking events

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 13, 2016 at 11:59pm. Participants will be selected by DECEMBER 1, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact: Gino Pastori-Ng 510-575-1251 gino@youthimpacthub.org

More information:
www.youthhuboakland.net
https://www.facebook.com/YouthHubOak

    Your One Year Commitment:

    • Attend Youth Hub Fellowship Launch Ceremony: December 8 6-8pm • Attend Pre-Program Retreat: January 7, 2017 10am-6pm • Attend Workshops: Tuesday evenings, January 10th through May 2 5:30-8pm. @2781 Telegraph Ave in Oakland • Attend Pitch event: May 13, 2017 10am-6pm • Attend Follow up monthly trainings (first tuesdays of each month, June - December 2017 5:30-8pm) • Complete assignments between workshops. (at least 2 hours per week) If you do not complete assignments, you must attend mandatory work sessions Thursdays from 5:30-8pm.
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    Reference Information

    A reference is: • An adult who believes you would be a strong candidate for this program. • They can be a teacher, mentor, community member, or staff of an organization you are involved with. • Ideally, this adult will be able to support you throughout your experience in the Youth Hub Fellowship by reviewing your work, giving advice, and offering encouragement to continue your project/enterprise.
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    Questions?

    Contact: Gino Pastori-Ng 510-575-1251 gino@youthimpacthub.org More information: www.youthhuboakland.net https://www.facebook.com/YouthHubOak ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 13 2016 at 11:59pm!