WHAT IS ECYP?
The Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel is an elite two-year leadership fellowship for high school students in Baltimore.
Our Fellows lead their generation by gaining first-hand cross-cultural knowledge and skill. Our efforts are infused with the desire to further historic African-American and Jewish bonds.
To invest in promising teens from Maryland’s 7th congressional district and prepare them to serve as open-minded leaders with the skills, community ties, and global exposure critical to success in a diverse society. Our efforts are infused with the spirit of bridge-building exemplified by the longstanding relationship between Congressman Elijah E. Cummings and the Baltimore Jewish community.