Ella Grasso Grant

Grasso-Grant_r1Are you a woman with a cause? The deadline for the Ella Grasso grant has been extended to October 1st! Read below to find out more about this awesome opportunity:

Launched in 2011, the Ella T. Grasso Leadership in Action Grant funds young women enrolled full-time at Connecticut colleges and universities to make a difference in their communities through community service and community action projects. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, regardless of program of study.

Application found here.

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.