Brewer Fellowship to Unite America

Reforming Democracy Together

The Brewer Fellows hail from political reform organizations working to heal America’s divisions and shore up our political system. Funded by Unite America, Brewer Fellows work across the aisle to develop a shared vision for the democracy reform field and build mutually reinforcing initiatives to improve our democracy. Through a series of retreats led by our partners at Cultivate the Karass, Brewer Fellows build stronger personal relationships with one another and receive leadership development to sustain and scale their organizations.

THE CHALLENGE:

Only a quarter of Americans trust the U.S. government to do the right thing most of the time, the lowest percentage since 1958

THE FELLOWS:

17 Fellows from 40 states have helped to pass 129+ reform acts and elected 70+ reform candidates

THE IMPACT:

Increased pipeline of political leaders who skillfully collaborate across political divides

I’m excited about this Fellowship. It’s the Woodrow Wilson Foundation’s first Fellowship in the democracy-strengthening space, building upon the field-building work we have been leading in civic learning over the course of the last year.

2020 Fellow
2020 Fellow

The Brewer Fellowship honors Jacob “Jake” Brewer (1981-2015), a senior policy adviser to the Obama Administration who built unlikely coalitions to solve problems.

Featured Fellows

Debilyn Molineaux

Debilyn Molineaux

Bridge Alliance

Sarah Longwell

Sarah Longwell

The Bullwark

Rob Richie

Rob Richie

Fair Vote

Layla Zaidane

Layla Zaidane

Millennial Action Project

The Brewer Fellowship to Unite America supports cross-partisan leaders in the democracy reform movement to build a political system that functions for all Americans.

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