Andrew Goodman Puffin Democracy Fellowship

Cultivating the Next Level of Civic Activism

In honor of Perry Rosenstein’s legacy of creating lasting progressive change and with the generous support of the Puffin Foundation, The Andrew Goodman Foundation is cultivating the next generation of civil rights leaders. Through the Andrew Goodman Puffin Democracy Fellowship, Andrew Goodman Fellows undertake high-impact projects on a local and regional level that address civic issues like voter suppression to advance political and social equity among young people in the United States.

Program Impact

9

Andrew Goodman Fellows

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States Served + Washington D.C.

11

Workshops Led

The Andrew Goodman Puffin Democracy Fellowship Is Creating Lasting Progressive Change By:

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Addressing the Issues

Andrew Goodman Fellows develop actionable public policy advocacy projects focused on addressing civic policy, voting rights, or social justice issues at the local, state, or regional level. Each Andrew Goodman Fellow chooses an issue that would help expand political and social equity in the United States and develops a plan that is high civic impact, well-informed, ethically crafted, and feasible.
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Developing the Leaders of Today

Oftentimes young people are seen as the leaders of tomorrow, but at The Andrew Goodman Foundation, we believe they are the leaders of today. Andrew Goodman Fellows are emerging civic leaders who are passionate about public policy and community organizing. As a part of the two-year fellowship, Andrew Goodman Fellows receive ongoing training and advising on problem-solving, strategic planning, and implementation, developing them into life-long civic leaders.
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Building and Sharing Success

Andrew Goodman Fellows work to create tangible solutions to the issue of their choice. Fellows are supported to develop partnerships with individuals and organizations where appropriate to create the most robust, effective, and community-centered plans possible. To ensure their success, Andrew Goodman Fellows quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate their effectiveness and publish their findings and recommendations to help others get involved.

Meet the Fellows

Made up of exceptional young leaders from around the country, Andrew Goodman Fellows work on projects that yield high-impact results.

2020-2021 Cohort

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Anna Del Castillo

Anna Del Castillo

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Evan Malbrough

Evan Malbrough

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Skylar Mitchell

Skylar Mitchell

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Eva Quinones

Eva Quinones

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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2018-2019 Cohort

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Usjid Hameed

Usjid Hameed

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Maydee Martinez

Maydee Martinez

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Megan Newsome

Megan Newsome

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Valencia Richardson, Esq.

Valencia Richardson, Esq.

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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Dana Sweeney

Dana Sweeney

Andrew Goodman Fellow

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