Fellowships in Equity & Action
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.
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:
The Fellowship includes electives for Upper School students
- Social Justice and the Media
- 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 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.
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
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.
Participate in ongoing service projects addressing hunger, education, and other important community challenges.
Join the GROW Foundation, to allocate grants to community-based organizations, issue microfinance loans, and manage the dress down fund.
Service Learning Officers plan and implement off-campus service opportunities and educate the student body about community issues.
Attend lunch forums featuring community leaders from Greater Cleveland.
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