"All the tools the Fellowship has provided so far have allowed me to develop and enhance a wide range of skills relevant to public health, advocacy, and community engagement."

– Anonymous 2024 Fellow

"It has definitely been a growing, stretching experience in my leadership roles as well as other areas of my life; I sincerely feel at its culmination I will be different individual—even more assertive, understanding my own identity better."

– Emprezz Camille Nontzikelelo-Hill, MLKCommUNITY Foundation, Bakersfield, CA.

"The Fellowship has made me feel stronger and more supported as a leader. To have this network, and have these friends, it’s incredible and so honoring."

– Koji Lewis, Little Manila Rising, Stockton, CA.

Together Toward
Equity Fellowship

The Public Health Institute is launching the Together Toward Equity Fellowship to strengthen community leadership and organizational impact.

The Fellowship will create a dynamic pathway to invest in our shared goal of an effective, sustainable and equity focused public health infrastructure for the future. What sets the Together Toward Equity Fellowship apart from other programs is our focus, investment, and commitment to community-based organizations and emerging leaders.

A group of diverse people meeting around a table

A strong, public health infrastructure that recognizes community organizations as trusted, equal partners is essential to impact the root causes of long-term, systemic inequities. Through this Fellowship, PHI is excited to invest in individuals and organizations to cultivate innovation and catalyze actions that advance community well-being and equity