Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice
The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an information session onWednesday, February 6 at 7 pm eastern in Rouss & Robertson Hall Room 227 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
* Fighting for immigrants' rights
* Police accountability
Positions start August 12, 2019 in Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, Columbus, OH, Richmond, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Columbia, SC, St. Petersburg, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, and Fort Myers, FL.
Starting salary $38,000/year + benefits.
Although it may be helpful, no prior organizing experience is necessary. Fluent Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.