Students of color are encouraged to apply.
This position will work directly with the Faculty Coordinator of the Fanon Center. The position will have two primary responsibilities - the creation of media projects with the Student Engagement and Leadership Coordinator and the development of marketing materials (flyers/videos/social media posts) for the center. If there's time the student in this position will also support her larger scholarship in activism and advocacy, violence prevention, and healing justice practices.
The Frantz Fanon Center is looking for students who have an interest in artivism. Artivism is the intersection of art and activism. If you have graphic design experience, that's a plus!
Basic audio production and video editing (if desired).
Set up, coordinate, and schedule interviews on a variety of topics
Curate your own creative advocacy project.
Research topics and choose podcast subjects based on timeliness, interest, and relevance to the Northern Arizona community and beyond.
Curate social media stories and graphics to highlight Fanon Center and partner group activities
Support the publishing, curation, and design of content as needed for the Fanon Center, including blog posts
Support the curation of social media content, and assists with implementing social media campaigns
Support the creation of relevant resources and materials for workshops and events
Student-workers will help people in their fight for social justice and raising critical consciousness. They will do this by engaging in local politics, visiting people at their home or place of work to find out information regarding their interest in community development; organizing or participating in direct action, assisting in building coalitions between labor and community organizations, educating the public or rallying support on important community issues, campaigning for workers rights. Student-workers will use our low-intensity community-organizing model.
Student workers will gain experience in organizing on a local level, working with community organizers, politicians, and people who are in need of help. Student workers will be introduced to a number of national campaigns centering on such diverse topics as (but not limited to):
immigration, racial justice
minimum wage, economic justice
organizing principles and practices,
among other issues!