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Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship: Newark Cohort II Session I

Session Themes

Challenge of Leadership: justice, courage, vulnerability, and integrity

Know Yourself: core values, purpose, responsibility and conviction, living a good life based on virtue

Community and Society: social good, community values, and social change

Power, Privilege, and Class: freedom, democracy, suppression, and oppression


  • The Declaration of Independence
  • “The Paradox of the Declaration of Independence” by Leslie Green Bowman
  • Liberators: Latin America’s Struggle for Independence, 1810-1830 by Robert Harvey
  • “A Biography of Mahatma Gandhi” by Jennifer Rosenberg
  • “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “The Innovator’s DNA,” Harvard Business Review
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Event information
Fri May 4, 2018 - Sun May 6, 2018
Rutgers University-Newark
Newark, NJ