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New York Botanical Garden hiring Associate Director of Foundation Relations

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science. They are hiring an Associate Director of Foundation Relations.

The position is responsible for raising funds for The New York Botanical Garden’s general operating budget, as well as capital, endowment, and special projects funding through research, solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship of new and existing foundation donors and government grant agencies.  The position is full-time,  reports to the Associate Vice President for Foundation Relations, and is located in the Bronx.

HOW TO APPLY: Click here

Reproductive Health Technologies Project hiring Program Manager

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The Reproductive Health Technologies Project, based in Washington, DC, works to advance the ability of every woman to achieve full reproductive freedom with access to the safest, most effective and preferred methods for controlling her fertility and protecting her reproductive health.

The Program Manager will work closely with the President and a supporting team to devise and implement public affairs strategies that support RHTP’s goals of regaining momentum for funding and coverage of abortion care and expanding access to safe, effective contraceptive technologies.  Click here for more information.

HOW TO APPLY: email application, resume, cover letter, and three references to Hiring Manager, with Program Manager in the subject line or fax to 202-530-4404.

Job Openings at Safe Horizon Streetwork Project

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Safe Horizon is the nation’s largest provider of services and programs for victims of domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking, rape and sexual assault. The Safe Horizon Streetwork Project is a project of Safe Horizon committed to reaching out to homeless and disenfranchised youth of New York City. They are hiring a Housing Specialist and a Social Worker.

The Housing Specialist position provides assistance, information, and support to residents in domestic violence shelters around securing safe, appropriate housing using subsidies and/or other available resources in the city that suit the individual’s needs and to maintain residential stability.  The Social Worker works with the Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter programs to offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families.


HOW TO APPLY: click here

The Applied Research Center seeks NYC Research Fellow

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The Applied Research Center (ARC) is a racial justice think tank and home for media and activism.  ARC is built on rigorous research and creative use of new technology.  Their goal is to popularize the need for racial justice and prepare people to fight for it. ARC’s work is concentrated in four program areas:  Strategic Research, Leadership Action Network, &  Strategic Partnerships and Media, which also publishes, the national news site on race and politics. 

The Applied Research Center is currently seeking applicants for a 6-month research fellowship to start no later than February 1, 2011.  The fellowship will be dedicated to an ARC research project exploring the impacts of immigration detention and deportation on families and the parental rights of immigrants.  The project will culminate in a report. The position will be based out of ARC’s New York City office and will report directly to the Senior Research Associate.  

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 12, 2011

COMPENSATION:  Salary is $38-40k FTE, commensurate with experience

HOW TO APPLY: send resume, cover letter and list of at least 2 references to, including in the subject line: Research Fellow.

Scherman Foundation seeks Program Officer

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The  Scherman Foundation supports innovative leaders and organizations seeking a more sustainable, just and equitable world. In 2011, the Foundation will give away approximately $3.5 million in five areas: the environment; human rights and liberties; reproductive rights and services; arts and culture; and social welfare. The Scherman Foundation seeks to hire a self-starting, energetic, New York-savvy person as Program Officer.  The Program Officer will share grantmaking responsibilities with the President in the arts and social welfare areas and have primary responsibility in the fields of human and reproductive rights.

DEADLINE: January 12, 2011

TO APPLY: send a cover letter with your salary expectations and resume to:  KW Murnion and Assoc., Inc., 50 Park Ave, NYC 10016 or

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to hire a Professor of Anthropology

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to hire a scholar in the Department of Anthropology and the Commonwealth Honors College at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2011, with a specialization in public anthropology and one or more of the following: educational anthropology, community organizing, community development, or the scholarship of teaching and learning. PhD in anthropology or related field required at the time of appointment.  For more information, click here.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 1st, 2011

HOW TO APPLY: Please upload a letter describing interests and qualifications, a CV, and list of 3 referees, to Alternatively, paper submissions should be sent to Tracy Tudryn, Dean’s Assistant, Dean’s Office, 230 Draper Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003.

Case Western Reserve University seeks Professor in Urban Inequality & Social Justice Department

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track position. Candidates’ research and scholarship should focus on U.S. urban issues with emphases on power and politics, cities and capitalism, inequality, activism, or other social justice-related topics. Specialization and rank are open. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand or have met all requirements for a Ph.D. by August 2011. For more information, click here.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 14th, 2011

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants are asked to send a letter of application outlining expertise in the field, academic background, and teaching experience; curriculum vitae; a writing sample; and at least three letters of recommendation (sent separately by the recommender) to Marcia Camino ( or to Marcia Camino, Office of the Dean, Crawford Hall, 7th Floor, College of Arts and Sciences, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7068.

Feminism Was Here: Willard, Missouri

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Feminist Baby

Submitted to our  “Feminism Was Here”  action campaign.

Greta Marshall in Willard, Missouri,  sent us this adorable photo of her baby. You’re never too young to be a feminist!

Feminism Was Here: JASMYN

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

JASMYN member

The Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, Inc (JASMYN), is a community organization with a 14-yr history of education and advocacy by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) young people in the South. Through building empowerment, reproductive justice awareness, education, advocacy and support, JASMYN also works against bullying and harassment in schools. JASMYN is a Third Wave grantee. In the above photo, JASMYN member RJ shows that Feminism is at JASMYN!

JASMYN members Auntie and Elmo            JASMYN members Auntie and GC         JASMYN members      

  JASMYN members Maurissa and Brianna          JASMYN members Sabrina and Suwanda

Advancement Project seeks Communications Director

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Advancement Project is an innovative civil rights law, policy, and communications “action tank” that advances universal opportunity and a just democracy for those left behind in America. They are based in Washington, DC. Advancement Project seeks a creative, energetic, and committed professional to serve as Communications Director. The Communications Director will be charged with leading a cross-institutional communications working group and a rapid response communications team, which will carry out activities to achieve Advancement Project’s core communications goals, including developing effective umbrella messaging, positioning Advancement Project to become a stronger voice in media for racial and social justice, and developing strategies that shape public attitudes and perceptions about racial and social justice issues in communities across the nation.

COMPENSATION: Salary based on experience; benefits included.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit a resume, a writing sample, and a list of three references by email to or by fax at (202) 728-9558.