Community Organizer — Public Banking Campaign
New Economy Project seeks an energetic Community Organizer to help build a grassroots movement for economic democracy and racial and economic justice in NYC. The Community Organizer will play a key role in an emerging, broad-based campaign to create a public bank for NYC. Through a public bank, New York City can divest from Wall Street banks that harm low-income and immigrant neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color, fuel climate change, and perpetuate structural inequality, poverty, and segregation. The public bank can direct the public’s money to support truly affordable housing, living wage jobs, cooperative ownership, community-led development, and other critical neighborhood needs. Click here for more information.
New Economy Project accepts applications year-round for undergraduate, graduate, and law student internships. We currently have open internship positions for fall 2017.
Interns work closely with our staff and coalition partners on economic justice campaigns and new economy initiatives. Past interns, for example, have drafted policy alerts and know-your-rights material; helped staff a financial justice/free legal assistance hotline; prepared GIS maps and videos; organized public actions; and coordinated “mystery shopper” and other participatory research projects.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Internship Application” in the subject line, and indicate in your email whether you are applying for a semester-long or summer internship.