UW Brotherhood Initiative Fall Leadership Summit
Welcome to Ling Yeh's Personal Fundraising Page!
Greetings and thanks so much for visiting my Brotherhood Initiative campaign page! Males of color are significantly underrepresented at UW and in colleges around the nation. But together, we can take part in changing this narrative.
As some of you may know, I have dedicated over 20 years of my life towards greater educational access and equity by supporting students at various stages along the educational pipeline. Most recently, I have had the privilege to help launch the UW Brotherhood Initiative, and welcome our first cohort of freshmen in 2016. The BI was created to recruit, retain, and enrich the experiences of males of color at the University of Washington. By creating an inclusive, welcoming, and affirming community for men of color, we are dedicated to empowering and supporting these students to graduate as civically-engaged scholars who will serve as the future leaders of our community and our world. As our second cohort joins us this September, the Leadership Summit is a critical component to bring all of our scholars together to develop connections, mentor and support each other, and gain the collaborative leadership skills they will need to succeed and achieve their dreams. Your contribution will bring us one step closer to this goal.
Please consider making a donation to help fund our Leadership Summit for returning and incoming BI Scholars. I am grateful for any contribution you are able to make!
The Brotherhood Initiative
Fall Leadership Summit will be a high impact leadership and learning
experience. This last year we welcomed our first cohort of freshman males
of color into a new program that is designed to support them throughout their entire
time at UW and help them in navigating the university as well as understanding
the complexities of intersecting identities and to eliminate institutional
barriers for males of color.
For 2017-18 we are designing a program to focus on leadership for the continuing sophomore males of color as well as to welcome in a new cohort of freshman undergraduates. Our Fall Leadership Summit will be a key program in setting a foundation for support, team cohesion, and common goals that will ensure success.
Our stretch goal for this fundraiser is $10,000 which will cover all of our expenses. We are setting our realistic goal at $6,000, but we welcome you to give big!! Our cost breakdown is below.
Day 1: Sophomore launching: Welcome back for the first cohort of Brotherhood Initiative males of color as they enter their second year of college and support them in critical reflection of their first year as well as creating a strong academic plan and setting professional and personal goals for their sophomore year of college.
Night 1: Leadership Development: We will be preparing this sophomore cohort to welcome the incoming freshman cohort and to have a peer-to-peer mentorship matching.
Day 2: Welcoming the new cohort: The sophomore cohort will help design the welcome program for the freshman cohort.
Night 2: Passing the torch: the sophomore cohort will depart after dinner and the new Freshman cohort will do team building activities
Day 3: Setting goals for freshman year and beyond and go home
Cost Breakdown out of a $10,000 total budget:
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Leadership Handout Materials
A gift of this amount allows you to provide a binder and handouts for one Brotherhood participant at the Leadership Retreat! Thank you!
A gift of this amount allows you to contribute to a meal for one Brotherhood participant at the Leadership Retreat!
A gift of this amount allows for one Brotherhood participant to travel to the retreat center.
A gift of this amount allows you to provide a Brotherhood Initiative hoodie for one participant! Being part of a team and having a hoodie matters!
One night Lodging
A gift of this amount allows you to provide lodging for one Brotherhood participant to stay at the retreat center!
A gift of this amount allows you to show that you support Brotherhood mentors and mentees joining together to pass on a legacy!
Break down barriers!
A gift of this amount allows you to show that you support this project and shows that males of color deserve to succeed and have barriers broken down!