Fields: education, youth, community mobilization, social justice, civic engagement
Location: Los Angeles California
Deadline: June 29, 2018
Details and Requirements: InnerCity Struggle is working to build a movement for educational justice in East Los Angeles by organizing and developing the leadership skills of high school students and parents to build community power for economic and educational equity. ICS youth and parents leaders are actively leading efforts to involve their peers and neighbors in devising new school policies that will increase college access and graduation rates for youth in East Los Angeles, replace punitive disciplinary policies with pro-active and supportive policies, and promote real parent engagement and decision-making in East Los Angeles schools. The US Site Organizer would be responsible for effectively coordinating the United Students club at (2) Eastside high schools, which requires moderate to advanced organizing skills to facilitate school-change campaigns. We are looking for someone with previous facilitating and coordinating youth leadership training and a track record of effective base-building. ICS is seeking a person who meets the preferred qualifications: College Graduate who holds, at minimum, a Bachelor of Arts Degree – or related experience; Strong Social Justice analysis; Experience in or knowledge of Restorative Justice Practices; Experience providing youth development and leadership support for diverse youth populations; Experience in youth organizing or community organizing in low-income communities of color; Ability to work weekends as needed or required by campaign activities; Ability to work effectively with school and district leaders, and community allies; CA driver’s license and access to a reliable automobile (with at minimum, liability insurance). Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
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