Apply to the Class of 2018

2018 Howard Rye Institute Application

Apply to be a fellow of the Howard Rye Institute class of 2018!

The Howard Rye Institute is a nine month intensive training initiative building tomorrow’s leaders of African descent. HRI teaches young people of African descent to be community leaders, activists and organizers to advocate for themselves and their community.

We are here to create and foster the next generation of Black leadership in the city of Boston. If you are ready for join an extensive family, grow professionally, and to make change in your community, apply to this program.

Applicants must be between the age of 20 and 35, Black/african descent, can make classes in Roxbury, MA, and be committed to improve the black community.

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