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Public Health and Wellness Now Taking Applications for Summer “Change Leaders” Program

Monday March 17, 2014

Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness’s Center for Health Equity is now taking applications for the Healing Futures Fellowship summer initiative for youth ages 15 to 18 entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school in the fall of 2014.  

The program will be held June 30 through August 6 and will be comprised of both classroom and field sessions seven hours a day five days a week. It will bring together 25 rising sophomores, juniors and seniors from across Louisville.

“The Healing Futures Fellowship summer program will introduce a diverse group young people from neighborhoods throughout our city to exploring solutions to community issues using public health methodology,” said Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt.”

Each young person chosen for the Healing Future’s Fellowship will receive up to a $1,000 stipend. The application process involves writing a 500 word essay. The deadline for applications is April 27. To apply or for more information, visit www.louisvilleky.gov/health.