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Jay Chaudhuri Named Core Rodel Fellow in Public Leadership and E Pluribus Unum Fellow

Cohen Milstein

February 15, 2022


RALEIGH – Jay Chaudhuri has been selected for the Core Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership, joining a bipartisan cohort of 24 state and local-level elected officials from across the United States.  In addition, he has been selected for the E Pluribus Unum Fellowship, joining a cohort of 10 Southern state legislators.

The Rodel fellowship defines its purpose as to “examine new leadership approaches, deepen self-criticism and self-awareness, and learn how to work together across party lines to identify shared values and find solutions to common problems.” The program exists within the Rodel Leadership Institute, an independent nonprofit with the mission to strengthen democracy and public leadership in the United States.

The Unum fellowship will focus on advancing racial and economic equity in the South through sustainable change and collaboration.  The fellowship is hosted by E Pluribus Unum, a nonprofit founded by former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

“I am honored to be selected for both fellowships,” said Chaudhuri. “I’m excited to work together with other state and local leaders to focus on the issues of race and democracy – two important issues that we must address together as a country.”

For more information about the E Pluribus Unum Fellowship, visit Unum Fund.