[#mnrising Dispatch] December 2021And the end of one of the longest years in recent memory draws upon us. 2021 was full, and brought us individually and collectively: hardship and happiness, loss and gifts, frustration and clarity, stubbornness and growth. As you reflect on how much has shifted in your own world and all around us, may you find peace, health, and hope in the coming year. To that end, we'll share these resources and others in this month's Dispatch for you and yours to take good care and keep connected:Wishing you each every good thing in 2022!
Apply to VoCul School Chef Training
Don't miss your chance to be a part of VoCul, a 14-week specialized paid vocational training program with a farm-to-school focus that teaches the foundational techniques and skills necessary for a successful culinary career. The VoCul School Chef Training (VoCul for short) is a program of The Good Acre, a nonprofit food hub. If you are 18+ and interested in joining the ranks of skilled culinary professionals working in area public schools and other food service kitchens across the Twin Cities, consider applying to join the next cohort which starts at the end of February 2022. Apply by January 7th, 2022. [Learn more.]
Just Tech Fellowship
The Social Science Research Council seeks applicants for the inaugural cohort of its Just Tech Fellowship. The Just Tech Fellowship supports and mobilizes diverse and cross-sector cohorts of researchers and practitioners to imagine and create more just, equitable, and representative technological futures. Fellows will identify and challenge injustices emerging from new technologies, and identify solutions that advance social, political, and economic rights. Fellows receive two-year awards of $100,000 per year, robust supplementary funding packages to subsidize additional expenses, and seed funding to work on collaborative projects with other Just Tech Fellows. Expression of Interest due January 2. [Learn more.]