A Poetic Profile of the 2019 Voqal Fellows: Bloc by Block

April 1, 2019 After a week off, we’re back with another installment of this year’s Voqal Fellowship poem, Cooperative and Collaborative Politics of Change. As we’ve mentioned in past blog posts this poem was created by Adrian H. Molina through a process called Live Scribe Poetics that took place during the Fellowship convening back in Read More

2019 Voqal Fellowship Spotlight: Allister Chang

March 20, 2019 The Voqal Fellowship is an investment in a new generation of social entrepreneurs interested in launching the next “big idea” aimed at increasing equity for those who are least well off politically, economically and/or socially. In this month’s 2019 Voqal Fellowship spotlight, we take a look at Allister Chang and his project Read More

A Poetic Profile of the 2019 Voqal Fellows: Cleffnotes

March 14, 2019 As we mentioned last week, this year’s Voqal Fellowship cohort was honored to have poet, Adrian H. Molina document its convening through a process called Live Scribe Poetics. The Fellows agreed that the resulting poem would serve as a manifesto for this year’s Fellowship. The second installment of Cooperative and Collaborative Politics Read More

A Poetic Profile of the 2019 Voqal Fellows: Part One

March 7, 2019 As we mentioned back in January, this year’s Voqal Fellowship convening was honored to have poet, Adrian H. Molina document the meeting through a process called Live Scribe Poetics. After hearing the poem, The Fellows agreed that it would serve as a manifesto for this year’s Fellowship cohort. In order to share Read More

2019 Voqal Fellowship Spotlight: Richard Wallace

February 21, 2019 The Voqal Fellowship is an investment in a new generation of social entrepreneurs interested in launching the next “big idea” aimed at increasing equity for those who are least well off politically, economically and/or socially. We take our first look at the 2019 Voqal Fellows with a spotlight on Richard Wallace and Read More

2019 Voqal Fellows Meet in Denver

January 30, 2019 “When you ask for funding, you get advice. When you ask for advice, you get funding.” – Voqal Fellow Maria Yuan This past weekend, the newest cohort of the Voqal Fellowship came together in Denver at the Curtis Hotel to meet each other and share their projects. The meeting kicked off on Read More

Happy National Inventors Day: Celebrating Voqal Fellows

January 25, 2019 In this month’s entry in Voqal’s grantmaking blog series, Director of Grantmaking Brenda Sears looks forward to National Inventors Day by highlighting three past Voqal Fellows and their projects focused on advancing social change. Storm from the X-Men was right when she said “we live in an age of darkness, a world Read More

Voqal Announces the 2019 Voqal Fellows

January 17, 2019 Voqal is excited to announce the 2019 cohort of its fellowship program, which provides the resources and mentoring needed to bring early-stage ideas focused on progressive and social change to life. The 2019 class will continue the legacy of Voqal Fellows making a difference in the world. Members of this year’s class Read More