The Center for Popular Democracy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability.

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Senior Legislative Advocate

Washington, DC

Location: Washington, DC The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Senior Legislative Advocate.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action (CPD/CPDA) promotes equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across the country. We currently w ...

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Lead Organizer

Washington, DC

Position Summary: SPACEs is an inter-disciplinary social justice organization that unleashes the capacity of people and organizations to create communities of HOPE (Healing, Opportunity and Possibility for Everyone). SPACEs seeks an experienced organizer who shares the organization’s belief that, collectively with others, we can put a serious dent in the issue of generational poverty – including the issue of low-quality jobs -- in the D ...

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Political Director - Detroit Action/MI Action (Detroit, MI)

Detroit, MI

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for managing and representing the Detroit Action and Michigan Action political and policy program at the local, state and federal level. Political Directors will be expected to do a wide variety membership engagement including one on ones, on-going membership meetings, full engagement plan for activists, leadership development, and other tactics geared towards building a thriving base. This position will also be responsible for the sup ...

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Detroit Action - Service Director (Detroit, MI)

Detroit, MI

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Service Director oversees the direct services provided at Detroit Action to improve the health and expand access to opportunity for our homeless, formerly incarcerated and working-class membership. This includes coordinating, developing, implementing and monitoring services including, but not limited to harm reduction (syringe exchange, outreach, overdose prevention, care coordination, hepatitis C testing, navigation & treatment, expanded syring ...

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Detroit Action - Digital Organizer (Detroit, MI)

Detroit, MI

POSITION SUMMARY: Through a mixture of traditional communication and modern digital organizing that’ll emphasize text and social media follow-ups, the Digital Organizer will advance Detroit Action’s issue campaigns, corporate accountability and electoral strategy for 2020 and beyond. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Work with the Organizing Director to build a comprehensive digital program that includes social media, text messag ...

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Detroit Action - Data and Research Manager (Detroit, MI)

Detroit, MI

POSITION SUMMARY: Data and Research Manager will work to support the data needs of our community-based, volunteer-driven organization in Michigan. This role will be central in assisting in advancing Detroit Action’s issue campaigns, corporate accountability and electoral strategy for 2020 and beyond. The Data and Research Manager will be key in providing necessary data resources to the state team including data management & analysis, visualization & ...

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Director of Talent & Equity

Brooklyn, NY

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY or Washington, DC [preferably] The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Director of Talent & Equity. About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action (CPD/CPDA) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and allianc ...

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Director of the Litigation Partnerships Project and Senior Counsel

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY or Washington, DC preferred. Remote applicants will be considered. The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Director of the Litigation Partnerships Project and Senior Counsel.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innova ...

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Grant Writer and Coordinator

Brooklyn, NY

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY, but remote applicants will be considered The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Grant Writer and Coordinator.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and allianc ...

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Bi-Lingual Community Organizer

Brooklyn, NY

About CUFFH: Churches United for Fair Housing is a grassroots organization that works towards community empowerment through community organizing, youth engagement, and by providing sophisticated social services. CUFFH organizes towards preserving and creating vibrant communities that are not exclusive and are really affordable to working families in New York City. CUFFH believes that housing is a human right and that all New Yorkers regardless of their income level or im ...

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Minnesota State Coordinator, Local Progress

New York, NY

Position Location: Minnesota The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Local Progress Minnesota State Coordinator.  About the Project Local Progress is a movement of local elected officials advancing a racial and economic justice agenda through all levels of local government. We are elected leaders who build power with underrepresented communities, share bold ideas and policy among our network, and fight to reshape what is po ...

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Co-Chief of Campaigns

New York, NY

Position Location: Flexible, with ability to travel to East Coast The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a senior-level experienced campaigner and manager who is excited to co-lead a Department to win progressive issue campaigns while building power for the CPD network, its members and our country.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic ...

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Fed Up Campaign Deputy Director

New York, NY

Position Location: Preferably New York City or Washington DC, with a willingness to travel. Remote also OK. The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Deputy Director to help lead the Fed Up Campaign. About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organi ...

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Worker Justice Digital Organizer

New York, NY

Position Location: flexible The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Worker Justice Digital Organizer for a limited-term duration of 9 months.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, ...

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Digital Organizer, Innovations

New York, NY

Position Location: NYC preferred, but remote applicants are welcomed The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking  a full-time Innovations Team Digital Organizer. About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progress ...

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Senior Research Analyst

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY or Washington, DC The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Senior Research Analyst.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across the cou ...

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State Campaign Director

New York, NY

Position Location: Flexible The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time State Campaign Director.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across the country. W ...

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Worker Justice Policy Advocate

New York, NY

Position Location: New York City or Washington DC preferred The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Worker Justice Policy Advocate. About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across t ...

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CRM Manager

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY or Washington, DC, but will also consider highly qualified remote applicants The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time CRM Manager.  About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizin ...

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Director of Development

New York, NY

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY preferred. Will also consider applicants in Washington, DC or highly qualified remote applicants The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Director of Development. About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building or ...

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Senior Manager of Strategic Organizing

New York, NY

Position Location: New York, Washington, DC, or other location by home office. The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action is seeking a full-time Senior Manager of Strategic Organizing. About CPD + CPDA The Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action (together, CPD/A) work to promote equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks ...

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