Recurse Center is free to attend but it can definitely be a hardship to take the time off work and stay in NYC for that time. I'm hopeful this fellowship opens that opportunity up to people who might never have been able to consider it.
Also, RC has recently implemented a few changes to make its programs more friendly to people with children. Check those out if that describes your situation: https://www.recurse.com/blog/143-making-rc-more-family-friendly
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