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Fellowships in Equity & Action

About

This Fellowship helps girls get comfortable with themselves and knowledgeable about other races, ethnicities, economic classes, experiences, and perspectives. They also are engaged with the Greater Cleveland community through leadership opportunities, hands-on service, international immersion experiences, and Service Learning classes.

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Multicultural Affairs

There’s much to learn and gain from working with people of all races, ethnicities, economic classes, experiences, and perspectives. Students on the multicultural affairs path help members of the HB community get comfortable with themselves and knowledgeable about others in order to thrive in a multicultural world. 

How to Join

Meet with the Fellowship Director to discuss interest, leadership roles in developing programs, clubs, or activities to support and validate experiences of everyone in the HB community, and the following ways to get involved: 

Classes

The Fellowship includes electives for Upper School students

  • Social Justice and the Media
  • TRUST
  • Capstone
  • and more
School-Wide Activist Group

This Upper School student group encourages students to become advocates in identifying and addressing equity and social justice issues. Students in this group are trained to effectively facilitate conversations and activities focusing on issues of diversity, equity, and justice.

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups create safe spaces where members with a common identity share experiences and learn more about themselves. The Fellowship program sponsors affinity groups in response to the expressed needs of members of the community. 

Graduation Designation

  • TRUST, grades 9 and 10 

  • Social Justice & the Media, grades 10 and 11  

  • Social Justice Seminar and completion of capstone project, grade 12 

  • Participation in the NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference or an equivalent experience

  • Participation in school activism events 

  • Participation in out-of-school activism events 

Civic Engagement

Students on the civic engagement path are connected to the Greater Cleveland community through leadership opportunities, hands-on service, international immersion experiences, and Service Learning classes. 

How to Join

Service Learning Courses

Learn, serve, and more through the hands-on service, field trips to local organizations, and in-class activities focusing on the Greater Cleveland community. 

Co-Curricular Service

Participate in ongoing service projects addressing hunger, education, and other important community challenges. 

Philanthropy

Join the GROW Foundation, to allocate grants to community-based organizations, issue microfinance loans, and manage the dress down fund. 

Leadership

Service Learning Officers plan and implement off-campus service opportunities and educate the student body about community issues.

Speaker Series

Attend lunch forums featuring community leaders from Greater Cleveland. 

Graduation Designation

Seniors graduate as Service Learning Fellows by following this path: 

  • Service Learning I, grades 9 and 10

  • Advanced Service Learning, grades 10 and 11

  • Civic Engagement credit - fulfilled through multiple potential pathways, including service, philanthropy, and international travel, grades 10 - 12

  • Capstone Seminar, grade 12