[nfbwatlk] FW: [Wcb-l] Fw: [leadership] White House Fellowship

Alco Canfield amcanfield at comcast.net
Tue Dec 29 21:09:19 UTC 2009

-----Original Message-----
From: Sue Ammeter <sue.ammeter at cablespeed.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 7:16 AM
To: wcb-l at wcbinfo.org
Subject: [Wcb-l] Fw: [leadership] White House Fellowship

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Bridges" <ebridges at acb.org>
To: <leadership at acb.org>; <announce at acb.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 7:04 AM
Subject: [leadership] White House Fellowship

>From the White House:

President Obama and Mrs. Obama would like your help to encourage talented
leaders with disabilities to apply to the White House Fellows program.

Obviously, we are committed to inclusion of people with disabilities but we
need you all to spread the word and help identify qualified candidates.

Please very carefully review the type of candidate that should apply to this
type of program.

The White House Fellowship is one of the nation's most prestigious programs
for leadership and public service.  Each year, 11-19 exceptional young men
and women are selected to spend a year in Washington, D.C. to gain
first-hand experience in the process of governing the nation at the highest
levels of the Federal government.

Candidates need to be promising young leaders who are excelling early in
their careers and are committed to leadership and public service.  Thus,
this is not for students but rather for individuals already into their

Attached is a letter from President and Mrs. Obama.  Please share this
message with qualified applicants and/or organizations in your network that
can help identify such candidates.

Learn more about the White House Fellowship
http://www.whitehouse.gov/fellows <http://www.whitehouse.gov/fellows>

Download the application http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/fellows/apply1

The information about the program is on the website.  Applicants should
follow the procedures using the on-line links above.  The deadline is
February 1.

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