Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

Josh Scott, UVA '12 and community organizer with The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center, will be on grounds Wednesday, November 16 at 6 pm in Minor 130 to discuss careers in community organizing with individuals interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.

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DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including:

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Education reform in low-performing public schools
* Fighting for immigrants' rights

Positions start January 9, 2017 in Charleston, SC, Topeka, KS, Lawrence, KS and Tampa, FL.

Positions start August 14, 2017 in Richmond, VA, Louisville, KY, Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL.

Starting salary $34,000/year + benefits.

Although it may be helpful, no prior organizing experience is necessary. Fluent Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.

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Friday, June 30, 2017