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Job Announcement: Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT) Seeking Community Organizer

posted Jul 23, 2012, 11:12 AM by Alberto Mercado   [ updated Jul 23, 2012, 11:12 AM by Julio Zaldivar ]
Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT) is seeking a Community Organizer with a passion for justice and for supporting grassroots leaders in building a multi-cultural, multi-faith community organization capable of transforming our communities and schools.  In Sacramento County, we are lifting up a new vision that unites people across race, class and religion. To this end, we are looking for applicants who have experience working with communities of color. 

About Sacramento ACT:   As a faith-based, grassroots community organization, ACT's mission is to build the leadership capacity of ordinary people, empowering them to have a voice in the public arena. ACT's grassroots volunteer leaders are strengthening public schools, improving healthcare access for low income people, improving neighborhood safety, ensuring more affordable housing and jobs, and advancing immigrant rights. 

ACT is a federation of 40 congregations, schools and neighborhood groups representing approximately 35,000 families Sacramento County. ACT is a member of the PICO (People Improving Communities through Organizing) National Network. With more than 1,000 member institutions, representing 1 million families in 150 cities and 17 states, PICO is one of the largest community-based efforts in the country.
Julio Zaldivar,
Jul 23, 2012, 11:12 AM