Community Organizing 
Paid-Internship Opportunity!

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Movement for Justice in El Barrio
232 East 11th Street or 163 East 111th St
New York, NY
Posted: July 25 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Paid

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Description

Community Organizing 
Paid-Internship Opportunity!

Movement for Justice in El Barrio (Movement) is an immigrant-led community organization fighting for justice in East Harlem, New York. Movement was founded to fight against a voracious trend towards gentrification that is devouring low-income housing and displacing immigrant & low-income families from their homes.

Through strategies such as protests, litigation, and media outreach, Movement has organized tenants to achieve thousands of repairs and has successfully challenged attempts by aggressive landlords and multi-national corporations to illegally evict them from their homes.

Movement for Justice in El Barrio was named "Best Power to the People Movement in New York City" by the Village Voice

Movement for Justice in El Barrio is offering this exciting opportunity to people committed to social justice and interested in doing community organizing. Intern's activities will include doing outreach in the community, helping organize tenant associations and community forums and researching community issues.

Responsibilities

Intern's activities will include:
-doing outreach in the community
-helping organize tenant associations and community forums
- researching community issues.

Intersectional Organizing
Tenant Organizing
Community Organizing
Housing Rights
Women's Leadership
Leadership Development
Activism
Social Justice
Grassroots Organizing
People of Color

Requirements

-Interns MUST be bilingual English/Spanish

-Must be able to work evenings and maintain a flexible schedule

How To Apply

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