AMOS Fellowship


The AMOS Fellowship is inspired by the revolutionary prophecy of Amos: But let justice roll down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream (Amos 5:24).  This semester long program will provide Orthodox leaders a unique opportunity to take leadership roles in Uri L’Tzedek’s social justice campaigns, learn the connection between Torah and social justice, develop skills crucial to non-profit work, and create community by connecting with a group of passionate and like-minded peers.

 

Commitments:

 

  • Participate in ten evening sessions
  • Attend one Shabbaton over the course of the semester
  • Serve in two direct service opportunities
  • Three additional leadership hours devoted to Uri L’Tzedek work per week.

 

Leadership Development:

 

  • Leadership role in an Uri L’Tzedek campaign such as The Tav HaYosher, Domestic Violence Campaign, Prison Reform Campaign, Flaum Campaign, Micro-Finance Campaign.
  • Study Uri L’Tzedek Leadership Curriculum including selections from Harvard Business Review andStanford Social Innovation Review.
  • Identify leadership opportunities in your university community.

 

Social Justice Education:

  • Study the Torah and philosophical underpinning of Orthodox social justice
  • Learn from social justice leaders
  • Expand your mind through engaging discussions with other fellows and Uri L’Tzedek staff
  • Reflect on your experiences

 

Social Entrepreneur Skills:

  • Study non-profit organizational development
  • Learn grassroots fundraising methods
  • Training in community organizing models
  • Effectively using Social media
  • Writing an effective op-ed about issues that matter to you

Want to get more involved? Contact us at [email protected]!!