Evan Bonsall, Hometown Fellow '19
Annabell Camacho, Hometown Fellow '19
"I love Lead For America because I am able to leave work every day feeling fulfilled by the positive changes happening at the local level in my community."
— Annabell Camacho, Fellow
We focus on helping Fellows reinvest themselves in their hometown communities, in places where the narrative of success has often meant leaving and never coming back.
54 Fellows serving communities & regions they call home across 21 States
Selected from more than 800 Applicants at 200 Colleges & Universities
34% serving in rural communities and towns with a population under 10,000
53% people of color | 33% first-generation college students
43% Pell grant eligible | 64% women or non-binary | 28% LGBTQ
2 Military Veterans | 5 Truman, Udall, and Gates Scholars