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Turn Your Social Justice Passion Into a Career
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Turn Your Social Justice Passion Into a Career

Learn more about how to build a social justice career!

5/26/2016
When: Thursday, May 26
12-1 p.m. EDT
Where: Online
United States
Contact: AmeriCorps Alums
678-399-2481

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Do your friends and colleagues look to you for leadership when asked challenging questions about how to address the gender, racial, economic, and other inequities facing our country? If so, learn more about how to turn your knowledge and passion for social justice issues into a career.

Click here to RSVP & receive a link to join this free training on May 26, 12-1 p.m. EDT!

Featured Speakers

  • Catherine Milton: Catherine helped create AmeriCorps and is a member of the AmeriCorps Alums Founders Club. She has a long history in social justice including as a writer on issues relating to the police, the role of women in the criminal justice system (including women in policing), and the history of Black Americans. She also served as a member of the U.S. Attorney's Task Force on Family Violence. Additionally, she served as Executive Director of Save the Children's US Programs for eight years and currently works as the board chair of the Firelight Foundation, a fellow at the Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, and as a Co-Chair of the Generations United Advisory Board. 

  • Kathleen CallenKathleen serves as the program coordinator for the Schools of Hope AmeriCorps project and is an independent consultant for national and international nonprofits. She is also a member of the AmeriCorps Alums Trailblazers Club, a leadership and giving circle of alumni who served between 1994-2004. The Schools of Hope Program works with school staff to increase the academic performance of students of color and those from low-income families. Previously to her work with Schools of Hope, Kathleen worked in higher education fundraising and as a teacher.
  • Mary Parker: Mary works as an Organizational Consultant with Just Collaboration and as a Connect Program Coach. As a consultant, she works to bring cultural awareness and an expertise in team-building and facilitation to create more inclusive work environments. As a coach, Mary helps clients navigate their first major life transitions like advancing to their first leadership role or relocating to a new city. Prior to her current roles, Mary had several years of experience in training and learning development. 

  • Mitsy Chanel-Blot: Mitsy is the Executive Manager and Director of Special Projects at United South End Settlements and a board member of YNPN Boston. United Southend Settlements works to build a strong community by improving the education, health, safety and economic security of low-income individuals and families in Boston’s historic South End/Lower Roxbury and to serve as a national model of successful neighborhood engagement. Mitsy is a program specialist with over seven years of combined experience with nonprofits, both as a researcher and in direct service capacity
Do your friends and colleagues look to you for leadership when asked challenging questions about how to address the gender, racial, economic, and other inequities facing our country? If so, learn more about how to turn your knowledge and passion for social justice issues into a career.
Do your friends and colleagues look to you for leadership when asked challenging questions about how to address the gender, racial, economic, and other inequities facing our country? If so, learn more about how to turn your knowledge and passion for social justice issues into a career.
Do your friends and colleagues look to you for leadership when asked challenging questions about how to address the gender, racial, economic, and other inequities facing our country? If so, learn more about how to turn your knowledge and passion for social justice issues into a career.

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