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  • What is a BJLOT Leadership Forum?
    The Leadership Forum is a 3-day training program that provides BJLOT Fellows with an opportunity to get engaged, hear from subject matter experts, interact with other emerging leaders, and acquire leadership skills. The goal of the Leadership Forum is to educate participants to become aware and conscious about how social justice issues (i.e. antisemitism and racism) that mutually affect Black and Jewish college students and motivate them to be agents of change on their college campuses and in their local communities. The next Leadership Forum for 2024 will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on April 5th-7th. Participating schools are Agnes Scott College, Clark Atlanta University, Emory University, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State University, Oglethorpe University, Morehouse College, Morris Brown University, and Spelman College.
  • What are Unity Dinners?
    Unity Dinners are an opportunity for Black and Jewish college students to establish friendships, build bridges, and lay the foundation of a strategic partnership to address antisemitism and racism on college campuses. The Black and Jewish Leaders of Tomorrow will hold a series of Unity Dinners on college campuses throughout the United States in 2024. We are working in generous partnership with the United Negro College Fund, Hillel International, and the Antidefamation League to host these events at 10 colleges and universities. Hosting institutions will include Dillard University, Oglethorpe University, Spelman College, Kennesaw State University, Morehouse College, Morris Brown College, Clark Atlanta University, Agnes Scott College, Georgia Tech, and Georgia State University.
  • Who is eligible to participate as a BJLOT Fellow?
    Eligible participants include Black and/or Jewish students who are currently enrolled in a college or university. Ideal candidates should be in good academic standing with some leadership experience. To participate, please submit an application for consideration of acceptance. References may be required.
  • What activities are involved in the BJLOT Fellowship?
    Being a BJLOT Fellow involves a 4-month commitment. Fellows will participate in a group orientation, engage in a 3-day Leadership Forum, perform community service, and engage in a variety of group projects and cross-cultural activities. BJLOT Fellows will receive a modest stipend for their participation.
  • How can I become an individual donor or corporate sponsor?
    BJLOT welcomes contributions from corporate and individual donors who desire to help strengthen and expand the work of bridge-building between Black and Jewish college students. Your generous funding can help such students become change agents to eradicate antisemitism and racism on college campuses and local communities. To make an individual or corporation donation that will support the expansion of BJLOT programs across the nation, please click the button below. You can also find a link to our donation page at the top of any page on this website. Thank you so much!
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