Students of color are encouraged to apply.
This position will learn the basics of performing a community assessment: creating a community base line form: education, income, political orientation data (Census etc.). This data will be turned into a comprehensive community-organizing plan that will be used to shape policy for oppressed communities in and the around the state.
This position will learn:
How to structure a need assessment survey.
How to interpret a need assessment survey.
How to produce a report based on the need assessment.
How policy and advocacy are affected and enacted through needs assessments.
- Basics of the COMMUNITY STRATEGY CENTER’s community organizing framework.
This position is open to all qualifying Prescott College students with a commitment to social justice and economic justice, as well as being open to working with people of different race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. Participants need to be people oriented, energetic, flexible and willing to work 10-15 hrs a week.
Undergraduate Interns will learn how to organized on a local level, working with community organizers, politician and people who are in need of help. Interns will be introduced to a number of national campaigns centering on such diverse topics as (but not limited to):