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DART Center Opportunities for Community Organizing Training

Posted: January 17, 2012

Interested in community organizing?

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center annually conducts a paid training program for those seeking to launch a career in community organizing, then places graduates into permanent salaried positions in the field. It's an excellent opportunity for people to improve the lives of people living in low-moderate income neighborhoods and to get hands on training and experience in community organization, empowerment, and leadership

A community organizer with the DART Center will be on U-M’s campus to present information about careers working for social, economic, and racial justice.

He will discuss:
· Differences between justice and charity
· Power and direct action to address issues of injustice
· Congregation-based coalition building

Tuesday, January 31
6:30-7:30pm
Mason Hall 3427
University of Michigan

To RSVP contact Hannah Wittmer at
hannah@thedartcenter.org or (785) 506-8915\

For more information about the DART Center, please click "Read More"...

The DART Center has built coalitions throughout the country that have won important victories on a broad set of social and economic justice issues including:

· Education reform in low-performing public schools
· Fair immigration policies
· Police misconduct
· Living Wage campaigns & job training
· Affordable housing, etc.

www.thedartcenter.org

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