Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program

Celebrate with Us: 15 Years & 150 Fellows!

At our 15th Anniversary Celebration on November 11, we honored the growth from an initial vision of how Eli Segal’s legacy could live on and a handful of Fellows to a vibrant Network of 150+ Segal Fellows, plus Founders and partners making an impact, individually and together, in so many ways. We were honored to have over 100 Fellows and Segal Network members join us, including over 85 who joined us in person!

  • The Speaking Program Included: (videos to come)
    • Video: Celebrating 15 Years of The Segal Program
    • Welcome: Susie Flug-Silva (Segal Program Director)
    • Reflecting on 15 Years of The Segal Program: Phyllis Segal (Segal Program Founder)
    • Presentation of the 2023 Segal Fellow in Action Award
    • “The Impact of Together: Segal Citizen Leaders Strengthening Communities”
      • Maria Madison, Facilitator (Interim Dean of The Heller School at Brandeis)
      • Panelists:
        AnnMaura Connolly (Segal Founder; President, Voices for National Service; EVP of City Year, Inc.)
        John Valinch (2018 Heller MPP Segal Fellow)
        Kareen Vares (2017 Service Year Alliance Fellow)
    • Closing: Mora Segal (Segal Founder & Advisory Board Chair) & Carmela Belizaire (Segal Program Assistant Director)


Thanks also to those who joined us in DC in June for our 15th Anniversary kick off at AmeriCorps HQ:
Group photo of Segal Fellows, Founders, and Partners at the DC Segal Network Dinner at AmeriCorps HeadquartersWe will be:

  • Capturing and celebrating your stories of Segal Network engagement and impact, and
  • Encouraging donations to support The Segal Program and our Segal Fellows, and
  • Inviting new and old friends to support the program in a variety of other ways.
    • Tell us how you would like to connect here.

Check back here for updates with 15th anniversary videos and reports, and please reach out to Segal Program Director Susie Flug-Silva, if you would like to support our 15th anniversary celebrations.

We're so grateful to our 15th Anniversary Host Committee, which is still in formation. If you'd like to join the host committee, please contact Susie Flug-Silva.