Segal Program

Upcoming Events

The Segal Program is proud to offer regular events and trainings for our Fellows and the larger Segal Network. Each event is a way for Fellows to discuss and prepare to take action around important issues, as well as a chance to connect with each other and our Founders and partners, as they move forward on their citizen leadership journey. Check out our recent events, as well.

October Fellow-Led Convening

In recognition of Disability Awareness Month, Segal Program Staff and Fellows will meet to discuss a content around neurodiversity awareness and acceptance. Details will be available in the coming weeks. 



September Segal Fellow Convening: A Conversation with Candice C. Jones on Investing in Criminal Justice and Youth Justice Reform
In September, we were honored to host a conversation with special guest Candice C. Jones, President and CEO of Public Welfare Foundation, with members of the Segal Network and larger Brandeis/Heller community. Our topic was “Investing in Criminal Justice and Youth Justice Reform,” and Candice shared about her career path, committing to taking risks, and leaning into one’s strengths in working towards criminal justice and youth justice reform. You can view video from the conversation on our YouTube page.

Segal Program Racial Justice & Antiracism Learning Community

We’re excited to announce the expansion of our Segal Program Racial Justice & Antiracism Summit into an ongoing Learning Community. We kicked off the learning community with a virtual live session for all Fellows on Friday, August 6, with asynchronous learning and reflection opportunities to pursue on your own time in August, and additional workshops, discussions, and affinity/caucus spaces to follow over the fall and beyond.

Register now for the Learning Community, whether or not you were able to join us on August 6th. Please visit the Racial Justice & Antiracism Learning Community Page for more information.

Segal Fellows and staff discussing systemic racism and police brutality


Regular Virtual Segal Gatherings

The Segal Program hosts events monthly, alternating between bi-monthly Segal Convenings with guest speakers from inside and outside of the Segal Network and bi-monthly Fellow-Led Features, where Fellows talk with other Fellows about an item (book, movie, article, blog, podcast, etc.) that they've created or that has inspired their thinking.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Fellows have met even more frequently to connect, reengage with the Program, and create support systems during difficult times. We will post upcoming informal Fellow chat times here, when there are multiple weeks without another convening scheduled. 

Meeting of the Summit Planning Committee

During our formal and informal chats, conversations have created space for dialogue around issues of racism at all levels (individual through systemic), police brutality, and the importance of antiracist work, as well as how recent and ongoing issues and events, including the rise in Anti-Asian Racism, the killings of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, are impacting our Fellows are the larger world.

To learn more about the ways the Segal Program has continued these efforts and conversations please see our anti-racism update page.