Health Action Leadership Fellowship

posted May 1, 2013, 3:55 PM by BHC Boyle Heights   [ updated May 1, 2013, 3:55 PM by Julio Zaldivar ]

ZeroDivide, in conjunction with The California Endowment and its Building Healthy Communities initiative, seeks young adult advocates to assist with the State Youth Advocacy Network. This program aims to excite communities around health issues that are impacting the lives of young people.

25 Fellows will be selected to help design and implement two health-related issues campaigns in one of 14 BHC communities.

This fellowship will provide young adults with basic training on social media campaign execution and evaluation.    

Stipend: $600, paid in one installment

Time commitment: One statewide convening (Health Action Leadership Training) lasting two full days in June 2013. Approximately 50 hours of virtual communication (25 hours per campaign).  

Applications deadline: May 15th, Fellows will be selected by June 1st

Fellowship duration: June 1, 2013 - September 30, 2013

All Fellows will receive a tablet to support social media engagement.


  • Attend a two-day training in June/July 2013 in Northern California
  • Contribute to the identification of two health-related action campaigns
  • Commit to pushing out the BHC messaging for each campaign
  • Report social media metrics back to ZeroDivide for campaign evaluation
  • Contribute to written materials (digital and print) about each campaign


  • Excellent communication skills, including familiarity with various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, etc.).
  • Familiarity and connection to The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities Initiative is preferred.
  • Available to travel to Oakland for one meeting without supervision in June/July 2013.
  • Because this evaluation aims to promote TCE’s youth development goals, applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Application Process

Any questions should be directed to Amber Milks, Program Associate,