MJ Eckhouse, Communications Assistant, January 17, 2020
The ACLU seeks a full-time position of Organizing Specialist in the National Political Advocacy Department of the ACLU’s National office. Specialists will be based in Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, Ohio.
The National Political Advocacy Department (NPAD) works to strengthen the efforts of the ACLU at the federal, state, and local levels of government. The department harnesses the political power that comes from having more than eight million members and supporters, as well as affiliates in every state. By organizing grassroots lobbying and issue campaigns using modern tactics, the ACLU seeks to achieve change as profound in the legislative, administrative and electoral arenas as it has accomplished through the courts.
Reporting to the Ohio Temporary Field Director, the Organizing Specialist will be responsible for organizing volunteers and activists and collecting petition signatures in support of a ballot measure campaign in Ohio. The position would start immediately and last through July 15, 2020, with the possibility of extension through December 1, 2020 if the ballot measure qualifies.
You can apply here.
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.
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