Beginning this spring, four Charlottesville community leaders will come to Grounds to continue work on their projects addressing racial and economic inequality. The Community Fellows-in-Residence will share their work with University of Virginia students, faculty and staff – all part of the UVA Equity Center’s work to mutually share its resources and power with the local community.
The yearlong fellowships, launched this year, are designed for individuals who have a history of actively working to reduce inequity in the Charlottesville community and have a project that could benefit from access to the University’s support and resources. This year’s fellows – Myra Anderson, Libby Edwards-Allbaugh, Tanesha Hudson and Destinee Wright – will spend a year bringing their expertise to UVA and using University resources, including faculty mentors, libraries, office space and other support, to grow their projects. (READ MORE)
Source: UVA Today (Caroline Newman)