[PAST EVENT] Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

October 25, 2013
12pm - 1:30pm
Sadler Center, York Room
200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Talita Sueldo '12, Community Organizer with The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center, will be hosting an information session on Friday, October 25 at 12:00pm in the Sadler Center - York Room to discuss careers in the field of community organizing with individuals interested in empowering communities and working for social change.

RSVP by contacting Hannah Wittmer at hannah@thedartcenter.org or calling 785.438.9808 with your name, phone # and graduation date (expected or actual).

DART is now accepting applications for the 2014 DART Organizers Institute, the paid training and career placement program for individuals interested in launching a career in community organizing. The DART Center has built coalitions throughout the country that have won important victories on a broad set of justice issues including:

* Education reform in low-performing public schools
* Job Training
* Drugs and Violence
* Criminal Recidivism
* Living Wage
* Neighborhood Revitalization
* Predatory Lending
* Affordable Housing, etc.

The DART Organizers Institute combines a classroom orientation with infield training at a local grassroots organization. Organizers are provided with a cost of living stipend and travel. Graduates of the Organizers Institute are placed into permanent full-time, salaried positions earning $34,000/year + benefits.

The DART Organizers Institute will begin June 16, 2014. Training locations and permanent placements sites include cities in Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina, Virginia and Florida.