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From: Bob and Lindsay (Urban Habitat) <lindsay@...
Sent: Tue, November 23, 2010 3:55:35 PM
Subject: Transportation Justice Intern Job Posting
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Transportation Justice Intern Job Posting
and TJWG Meeting Reminder!
Help us find a fabulous TJ Intern! The job description follows.
Also, don't forget, our next Transportation Justice Working Group meeting is
scheduled in two weeks:
What: Transportation Justice Working Group Meeting
When: Tuesday, December 7th from 3-5pm
Where: Urban Habitat, 436 14th Street, 12th Floor Conference Room. We're at the
corner of 14th and Broadway.
Conference: 1 (866) 295-5950
Pass Code: 68199
Agenda will include (among other things):
* AC Transit Stop the Cuts Campaign- Next Steps (Hold December 18th at 5pm for
* Sustainable Communities Strategy/Regional Transportation Plan and Countywide
Transportation Plan - What does a just transportation system in the Bay Area
* Federal Transportation Bill - What now in a post election environment?
Transportation Justice Internship:
Research, writing, note-taking, policy analysis, media and communications
support including posting stories to the web
Urban Habitat's Transportation Justice team seeks a part-time intern to assist
it with its research, communications and policy work. The TJ team combines
policy and advocacy, coalition building, education, fundraising and research to
strengthen the Bay Area's low-income communities of color' capacity and power to
win concrete improvements in their transportation, as well as to shift more
transportation resources, at the Federal, State, Regional level, to improve bus
service for the transit-dependent.
The intern will summarize and report outcomes from monthly Transportation
Justice Working Group meetings; write, copyedit, proofread and post stories to
the TJ program webpage and TJ program email listserve; do research on
transportation policy, funding, and how it relates to environmental justice,
including racism, economics and the climate. Depending on level of interest and
ability, the TJ intern may be asked to do any of the following: meeting
planning and facilitation, curriculum development and delivery, meeting
tracking, public speaking and community outreach.
The position requires a commitment to social, racial and environmental justice
as well as an interest in transportation policy (experience with TJ a plus!).
The position requires strong research and writing skills, experience in updating
and maintaining websites, managing and creating content for email listserves and
ability to multi-task and work within a dynamic environment.
The position is on-site in Oakland for 20 hours per week and the schedule is
flexible, with the possibility of some evening/weekend hours. This is a paid
internship $12-$14/hr commensurate with experience. (We also will consider
unpaid internships for interested students who would like to apply their own
research or class work to assist us with our policy goals.)
Send resume and a cover letter describing your relevant experience and WHY you
want to work with us to lindsay (at) urbanhabitat (dot) org. If you have any
questions, feel free to email those to this address as well. Deadline:
December 15, 2010.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Contact Information -Bob and Lindsay
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~phone: (510) 839-9510 x 312
(Bob) and x 305 (Lindsay)
Bob(at)urbanhabitat.org and Lindsay(at)urbanhabitat.org
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