Rose Architectural Fellowship, call for applications
Enterprise Community Partners is pleased to announce that applications are available for FOUR ROSE ARCHITECTURAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES beginning September 2007.
The Frederick P. Rose Architectural Fellowship was established in 1999 by Enterprise Community Partners, a national affordable housing and community development nonprofit. The Fellowship creates partnerships between emerging architects and community-based organizations to direct the skills and passions of the architects in the service of low- and moderate-income communities.
The Rose Fellowship honors the late Frederick P. Rose, a prominent developer and philanthropist who believed in the value of good design and the spirit of public service. The Fellowship encourages architects to become lifelong leaders committed to sustainable community development.
Applications are available online at www.rosefellowship.org. Please note that the New Orleans Fellowship, sponsored by Capital One, begins as early as May 1 with the application dueApril 1. All other Fellowships start on Sept. 1 with applications due April 15.
Fellowships are available with:
· The Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation in Bronx, New York
· Providence Community Housing in New Orleans, Louisiana
· Farmworker Housing and Development Corporation in Woodburn, Oregon
· Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership in Slayton, Minnesota
The Rose Fellowship network is a vital part of the fellowship experience, providing a national support system of colleagues who share a passion for public interest architecture and community development.
Applicants with diverse educational, professional and personal backgrounds, including minorities and individuals from disadvantaged communities, are encouraged to apply.
For more information, please visit the website at www.rosefellowship.org or contact Rose Fellowship Director Katie Swenson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACD Conference Speakers Announced, Conference Reminder
Keynote presenters will include Lolis Eric Elie, columnist for Times Picayune; Carol Bebelle, director of Ashé Cultural Arts Center of New Orleans; and Bill Stallworth, Biloxi city councilman and director of East Biloxi Coordination and Relief Center. The conference will also feature "discussion cafés" where we can reflect with our colleagues on our evolving practice and its response to needs for social, environmental and economic justice. Bring your unique experiences and a big appetite for connecting as you never have before.
For more information on this exciting conference, and the Planners' Network conference Race, Class and Community Recover, check out the ACD conference page. Keep the dates in mind, registration will be available soon.