NAM Launches 2012 Women Immigrants Fellowship, deadline Jan 23

$2K fellowship (plus 2-day DC training) available for projects on women immigrants. Details below!


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Call for Applications

NAM Launches 2012 Women Immigrants Fellowship – Apply Now

Dear Colleagues,

Happy New Year! This week New America Media is launching its call for applications for its 2012 Immigration Fellowship, “Women on the Move,” a national fellowship program open to both ethnic media and mainstream media reporters, including bloggers and online journalists, to report on women immigrants.

Women are now the majority of immigrants, and in many ways immigration can be seen as a feminist issue. With funding support from The Atlantic Philanthropies, New America Media is offering a fellowship program for journalists across the country to cover immigrant women’s issues and report on the intersection of immigration and gender.

The fellowship includes a two-day training in Washington, D.C., on April 19-20, 2012; and the publication of an in-depth, substantive story (or series) focusing on the challenges and/or triumphs of immigrant women in the United States, before August 30, 2012.

Fellows will receive a $2,000 stipend following publication of the story in their media outlet and on New America Media.

For more information and to apply, go to:

Applications are due on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. All application forms must be sent to Please direct any inquires to Project Co-Director Elena Shore or 415-503-4170 x112. Applications may also be faxed to 415-503-0970.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Elena Shore and Irma Herrera
Women Immigrants Project
New America Media

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