Nonprofit Fellows 2020

Due to COVID-19, we were unable to acquire bios and photos for the 2020 cohort, but here are some stats about the important work they did.

Nonprofit Fellows completed 5,200 hours of work across 15 organizations:

Internship Sites:

  • Children’s Science Center (https://www.childsci.org/)
  • Facets (http://facetscares.org/programs/)
  • Northern Virginia Family Services (https://www.nvfs.org/)
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice Center (https://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/)
  • National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (https://actionnetwork.org/)
  • Ethiopian Community Development Council (https://www.ecdcus.org/)
  • Second Story for Teens in Crisis (https://www.second-story.org/)
  • Women’s Business Center (https://business.gmu.edu/womeninbusiness/)
  • The Women’s Center (https://thewomenscenter.org/)
  • Insight Memory Care (https://www.insightmcc.org/)
  • Fellowship Square (https://www.fellowshipsquare.org/)
  • Uprooted Dance (http://www.uprooteddance.com/)
  • Friends of Guest House (https://friendsofguesthouse.org/)
  • Luke’s Wings (https://lukeswings.org/)
  • Fund for the Public Interest (https://fundforthepublicinterest.org/)

Examples of projects

  • Helped an organization pass (with a perfect score) a Department of Corrections audit so they can continue to provide prisoner re-entry support for formerly incarcerated women
  • Connected Ethiopian and Afghan refugees with community resources
  • Advocated for Asian Americans' rights at the Virginia State Capitol
  • Raised funds for low-income seniors
  • Provided crisis support for women experiencing domestic abuse
  • Canvassed for support for laws banning the use of plastic bags
  • Helped military families with airfare costs so they can visit loved ones hospitalized overseas.