Together Tulsa aims to break the cycle of poverty for youth likely to slip through the cracks by bridging the opportunity and skills gap between high school and career. We provide experiential fellowships that equip at-promise teens with specialized professional skills and help them develop a career pathway plan.

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© 2018 | Together America, Inc., 501(c)(3)

LET'S EMPOWER

OUR YOUTH

 

Connecting youth to a SPIRE fellowship

 

5 years of professional experience by 18.

SPIRE is a 4- or 5-year fellowship that empowers youth with 21st century skills through media production.

Year 1: Youth learn the fundamentals of print media production, journalism, photography and design. Product: Magazine or book.

Year 2: Youth learn the fundamentals of digital media production through web design, coding, videography, real-time journalism, and marketing. Product: Website.

Year 3: Youth choose the journalism or marketing track and develop or seek projects to complete. Together Tulsa Advisors guide them in creating a Career Pathway Plan.

Year 3: Youth are placed in an internship with a local company; Together Tulsa Advisors help fellows with applications and next steps toward college or career.

OUR FELLOWSHIPS

 

1.  Youth apply for the fellowship

2.  We interview youth and families

3.  We accept up to 30 youth each year

 

CURRENT OPEN PROGRAMS

 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

SPIRE - Journalism

The Carrera Program

 

Union High School

CLOSED

 

SPIRE - Journalism

Rogers High School

 

OPEN to Will Rogers Students

 

JUL-AUG 2018

 

SPIRE Photojournalism

 

 

Open to all Tulsa Youth

 

SEPT 2018

 

SPIRE Journalism & Marketing Fellowship

Open to all Tulsa youth

 

JULY '18 FELLOWSHIP

 

During our 4-week summer fellowship, our fellows will learn the basics of photojournalism.

The result? A book of portraits and personal stories of the people of Tulsa.

APPLICATIONS OPEN MARCH 31!

SEPT '18 FELLOWSHIP

 

September marks the beginning of our Year One SPIRE Fellowship. Our fellows will learn the basics of marketing and journalism, and they'll work on year-long community projects.

APPLICATIONS OPEN AUGUST 2018

 
 

RECRUIT STUDENTS FROM YOUR SCHOOL OR ORGANIZATION

 

We'd love to come present this opportunity to the kids at your school or organization.

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