Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice
Josh Scott, a UVA alum and community organizer with The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center, will be on grounds on Thursday, October 12 at 5 pm in Minor Hall 130 to discuss careers in community organizing with UVA students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.
RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/UVA
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 16, 2018 in Miami, FL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Topeka, KS and Columbia, SC.
Positions start August 13, 2018 in Knoxville, TN, Columbia, SC, Lexington, KY, Topeka, KS, Richmond, VA, and St. Petersburg, Jacksonville, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, 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.