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  • Join Our Network

    Check back for opportunities to apply to become part of the Segal Program!

  • Eli Segal, a true citizen leader and wave maker

    The Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program commemorates Eli Segal's legacy, his passion for citizen engagement, and continues his commitment to developing new generations of citizen leaders.

  • Following an Historic Citizen Leader Path

    Segal Fellows walk the same route members of the Little Rock Nine traveled to get to school during the 1954 Civil Rights Movement to integrate schools in Arkansas.

  • The Segal Network

    87 Segal Fellows span 17 states and 3 continents combined with over 600 Founders & Friends come together as a community of leaders dedicated to helping each other succeed in advancing social justice.

  • Day of Action

    The Segal Program partnered with the Clinton School of Public Service and the Clinton Foundation in a day of service for 2013 National Make a Difference Day led by City Year Little Rock/North Little Rock.

  • CEO Conversations Event

    In 2015, successful company heads share how they are also citizen leaders, making a strong positive social impact and bringing together sectors as business leaders


Selections will next open in summer 2019 for 2019 AmeriCorps Segal Fellows and in Fall 2019 for 2020 Brandeis/Heller Segal Fellows.


Our 2018 Brandeis Fellows recently finished their 8-week summer internships.


Learn ways to assist the Segal Program


We grow by ~10 Segal Fellows every year. Help us support these leaders


Program Spotlight

Congratulations to Gabriel Fontes on being recognized for his Fellowship Community Development Project!

"Gabriel Partnered with the Boston International Newcomer's Academy (BINCA) to create the first ever multi-lingual and multicultural library for the school. This included working with a BINCA class to design and create the library, hosting leadership workshops on topics like consent, collaborating with various campus partners for book donations, and offering a free field trip to the Boston Library to allow every student to get a library card" - Rich/Collins Fellowship 2019 Symposium

Congratulations to Bria Price for her recognition at the 2019 Heller Awards for her work in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion!   

Our Network

The Segal Program expands each year as new cohorts of fellows are added through the Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Fellowship awards at Brandeis University (including undergraduate students and Heller School Master’s in Public Policy students), AmeriCorps Alums, City Year, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Service Year Alliance. Current Segal Fellows provide a guiding hand to future generations of Segal Fellows – providing an opportunity to give back by mentoring others in much the same way that Eli Segal did for so many.

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