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Apply for 2017 CTU Summer Organizing Institute

by Organizing Department  |  04/04/2017

Take a leading role in the campaign to promote our members’ rights and fight for educational justice! CTU’s 2017 Summer Organizing Internship will provide training in organizing skills, leadership, and union and community education issues.

Interns will meet with CTU members, parents, and community leaders to fight for school funding, oppose educational cuts and closings, demand an elected school board, and engage in other struggles to improve our schools, our jobs and support our school communities. Interns will organize meetings and public events, mobilize supporters and develop grassroots leaders. Help build the movement for good schools for all, while learning skills that will help you become a school leader when you return in the fall!

  • Interns will receive a weekly stipend and reimbursement for transportation expenses.

  • Position requires strong communications skills and a passion for social justice.

  • Must be willing to travel throughout the city and have access to an automobile.

  • Minimum four week commitment.

  • Bilingual abilities are a plus.

  • Open to all CTU members: PSRPs, clinicians and others are encouraged to apply.

  • Summer Organizing Internship begins July 3. Internship will end on July 28.

  • Deadline for applying for the 2017 Summer Organizing Internship is Monday, April 24, 2017.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume via email to Romel Ferguson in the Organizing Department.

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