Investing in community leaders is essential
Applications to the 2024 Restuccia Health Justice Fellowship are now open!
We are now accepting applications from local, state, and national health advocates dedicated to pursuing a specific organizational transformation and deepening their practice toward race equity and health justice.
Applications will be accepted until 5 PM EST on March 25, 2024.
Please note there is one application form for your organization and a separate one for each of the three fellowship team members applying.Program Overview
The Restuccia Health Justice Fellowship (The Fellowship) is a program dedicated to supporting the growth and reach of diverse advocacy organizations and their leadership teams situated at the intersection of race equity, health justice, and organizational transformation. It honors the legacy and vision of Rob Restuccia, Community Catalyst’s longtime and founding executive director.
At Community Catalyst, we have always believed that investing in community leadership is essential to progress. The Restuccia Health Justice Fellowship is designed to deepen that commitment, with an emphasis on supporting systemically excluded communities. To date, 22 Fellows from all regions of the country have graduated from the program.Fellowship Benefits & Culture
“Restuccia Culture” is built on 3 core values that are intentionally woven through the Fellowship experience:
Selected organizations and teams will receive the following benefits:
There is a critical need for leadership programs designed for leaders from systemically excluded communities — programs that hold intentional spaces for radical self-care, healing, and safety — within frameworks that promote community and vulnerability.
As part of your application, teams will need to submit at least one proposal for an organizational transformation goal they wish to pursue through the Fellowship, rooted in the Fellowship’s four guiding principles:
We invite all advocates working at the intersection of race equity and health justice to apply, though applications from systemically excluded communities will be prioritized.