Dolores Huerta Foundation Education Program Associate Job Announcement

Dolores Huerta Foundation Education Program Associate Job Announcement

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:

The Dolores Huerta Foundation is a non-profit organization creating networks of healthy, organized communities pursuing social justice through systemic and structural transformation.

POSITION:

The DHF seeks to hire an education program associate to support DHF’s program to educate, train, organize, and engage community members to participate in voting and other forms of civic engagement. The education program associate will create curriculum and facilitate trainings in both English and Spanish for leadership development of volunteer residents ,parents, and students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide support to the Education Policy Director with planning and coordination of education the program, projects, and/or campaigns.
  2. Cultivate DHF participation in collaborations with partner organizations and allies working on educational justice.
  3. Maintain analysis and oversight of Local Control Accountability Plans in targeted school districts, including Arvin Union, Lamont, Vineland, Greenfield Union, Woodlake Unified, Lindsay Unified, Parlier Unified, Sanger Unified, Kern High,  Bakersfield City, Mojave Unified, Lancaster Unified, Palmdale Unified, Antelope Valley. 
  4. Research and compile data to inform and support DHF education program initiatives.
  5. Develop expertise in school climate, parent engagement, and community schools to support DHF’s advocacy work.
  6. Assist with developing student and parent training curriculum development using Popular Education techniques on comprehensive education and civic engagement topics.
  7. Facilitate trainings for parents and other community members on a variety of civic engagement and education curriculum in both Spanish and English.
  8. Create content for newsletters and various social media platforms to update community members and partners on our work.
  9. Provide weekly written reports to document activities, updates, and results via conference calls and timely updates.
  10. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

  • Experience and passion for community organizing
  • Experience in providing trainings
  • A proactive solutions-oriented approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (one on one and group dynamics), cultural competency,
    strong listening skills, and humor
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Excellent team player
  • Written and spoken proficiency in Spanish & English
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Videoconference, google drive, & on-line navigation
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Strong collaborator, team player, able to adapt quickly to changing situations
  • Time management skills
  • Self-confidence and self-assurance
  • California Drivers License
  • Reliable transportation and auto insurance

EMPLOYMENT TERMS:

Location: Fresno or Tulare County 

Hourly rate: $21.50
Excellent Medical, dental & vision benefits offered

Please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:

Human Resources
Dolores Huerta Foundation
PO Box 2087
Bakersfield, CA 93303 OR 
humanresources@doloreshuerta.org

Download PDF here https://doloreshuerta.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Education-Program-Associate-Job-Description-1.pdf

Desembolsar a la Policía del Distrito Escolar Kern High e invertir en la juventud!

Desembolsar a la Policía del Distrito Escolar Kern High e invertir en la juventud!

La colaborativa de justicia educativa del condado de Kern (KEJC): ¡Todos O Nadie, Construyendo Comunidades Saludables Sur de Kern, La Fundación Dolores Huerta, Fe en Vallé, Primero y Siempre Melanina, y El Movimiento Jakara, solicitan su apoyo para pedirle al distrito que recorte fondos del departamento policial del distrito de las Preparatorias de Kern (KHSD) para invertir en los estudiantes! Los departamentos de policía del condado de Kern tienen una historia larga de violencia y estos son los mismos oficiales que siempre acaban en el departamento de policía de KHSD y en nuestras escuelas.

Es hora de reinventar la seguridad escolar y poner fin a la criminalización de los estudiantes Afroamericanos y estudiantes Latinos en el condado de Kern.

¡Necesitamos su ayuda! El Distrito Escolar de las preparatorias de Kern adoptará su presupuesto el lunes 29 de junio de 2020.

Como apoyar la campaña:

1. Firma nuestra petición para recortar fondos de la policía de KHSD y comprométete a enviarla a 5 amigos o familiares. Lenguaje de petición en español aquí Peticion: bit.ly/Sign2DefundKernHighPolice

2. Firme nuestra carta de apoyo organizacional 

3. Envíe un comentario público al Distrito Escolar de las Preparatorias de Kern para la reunión de la junta de la mesa directiva del 29 de junio.

4. Comparta cualquier gráfico en sus redes sociales utilizando nuestro kit para redes sociales: AQUÍ

DÍA DE PLAZO ES 29 DE JUNIO DE 2020 a las 12:00 p.m.

Cómo enviar comentarios públicos:

Envíe un correo electrónico a publiccomment@kernhigh.org o llame al (833) 827-3708 para dejar un correo de voz no más de 3 minutos.

Muestra de Comentario público

 Comentario público para la reunión de la Junta del 29 de junio de 2020 sobre el “presupuesto 2020-21”

Hola mi nombre es ________. Yo soy un [estudiante, padre, miembro de la comunidad, parent,etc] del Distrito de las Preparatorias en Kern. Yo estoy urgiendo que los miembros de la mesa directiva adopten un presupuesto para el año 2020-21 que recorte los fondos del departamento de policía de las Preparatorias en Kern y inverta en los jóvenes.  POLICÍAS NO PERTENECEN EN LAS ESCUELAS. Es tiempo de reimaginar la seguridad escolar, despenalizar estudiantes Afroamericanos y Latinos, y invertir aproximadamente $4 millones para:

  • Contratar consejeros, trabajadores sociales, psicólogos, médicos de salud mental y enfermeras adicionales.
  • Contratar maestros de varias etnicidades que reflejen la población estudiantil.
  • Implementar estudios étnicos.
  • Contratar practicantes de justicia restaurativa y eliminar a todos los policías de los modelos de justicia restaurativa e intervención y apoyo de comportamiento positivo. [agregar cualquier otra sugerencia para el presupuesto]

Por favor, ayúdenos a correr la voz y mandar esta información a otras personas. 

Síganos en instagram @KernEducationJusticeCollab y Facebook KernEducationJusticeCollaborative

Sanger and Parlier Vecinos Unidos Distribute Food and Increase 2020 Census Count

Sanger and Parlier Vecinos Unidos Distribute Food and Increase 2020 Census Count

In triple digit heat in mid-June, the Sanger and Parlier Vecinos Unidos distributed over 200 boxes of food to families in need. They are addressing a food insecurity situation afflicting the Central Valley’s most vulnerable communities as a direct result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Vecinos Unidos also assisted over 40 families in self reporting for the 2020 Census, on site. They distributed information encouraging the other families receiving food to get counted.

Over all DHF Vecinos Unidos have distributed over 23,000 pounds of food in Lindsay, Raisin City, Carruthers, Parlier, Lake LA, Lamont, Arvin and Bakersfield. Boxes contain essential food items and basic staples including canned goods, potatoes, tuna, chicken, milk, beans green beans and soups.

In addition, Vecinos Unidos have assisted more than 300 families in completing the 2020 Census and have educated many others on the importance of getting every member of their families and communities counted.

¡SI SE PUEDE AT 90! Celebrate Dolores’ 90th Birthday on Saturday, May 30th 2020 5pm PDT

¡SI SE PUEDE AT 90! Celebrate Dolores’ 90th Birthday on Saturday, May 30th 2020 5pm PDT

Join us for a night of entertainment and activism!

https://bit.ly/CelebrateDH90th

¡SI SE PUEDE AT 90!

Celebrate Dolores Huerta’s 90th Birthday on Saturday, May 30th 2020

5pm PDT

Streaming online on these social media channels.

YouTube bit.ly/YouTubeDHF

Facebook bit.ly/DHFFacebook

Instagram bit.ly/DHF_IG

Twitter bit.ly/DHFTwitter

Traducción en Español bit.ly/DH_Facebook

ASL Interpretation link coming soon.

Legendary labor leader and civil rights icon Dolores Huerta is celebrating her 90th Birthday! Not only has she tirelessly dedicated her life to advancing civil rights and pursuing social justice, but she continues the fight through the Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF), which is providing direct services to communities to relieve the impact of the pandemic in the regions of California where politically disempowered, low-income, immigrant, and farmworker groups are disproportionately impacted.

Join our growing list of guests and partners, including Joe & Jill Biden, Bill & Hillary Clinton Jane Fonda, Eva Longoria, Nancy Pelosi, America Ferrera, Carlos Santana, Alicia Keys, Martin Sheen, George Lopez, Mark Hamill, Tim Robbins, Zoe Saldana, Gloria Steinem, Benjamin Bratt, Kerry Kennedy, Patrisse Cullors, Maxine Waters, Justine Bateman, Matt McGorry, Cristela Alonzo, John Leguizamo, Sheila E, Ozomatli, Flor de Toloache, Danny Glover, Richard Montoya/Culture Clash, Gina Belafonte, Patrisse Cullors, Cheech Marin, Edward James Olmos, Ed Begley Jr., Ellie Smeal, Kate del Castillo, DL Hugley and the cast of Penny Dreadful City of Angels and many more!

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime online birthday celebration to honor a remarkable woman for a night of entertainment and activism.

Please invite your friends.

This event will be interpreted in Spanish and ASL for our deaf and hard of hearing community.

#90for90 #DHF #SiSePuede

Please contact the Dolores Huerta Foundation for more information or to sponsor this event! sisepuede@doloreshuerta.org / (661) 748-3430

REGISTER TO ATTEND TODAY at https://bit.ly/CelebrateDH90th

Donate to Win Cafecito con Conchas with Dolores

Donate to Win Cafecito con Conchas with Dolores

Give2DHF.org

Join on the fun and celebrate with @DoloresHuerta and friends for her 90th Online Birthday Fiesta on May 30th @ 5pm PDT. We’re counting down with a series of online activations. How would like to enjoy a “Cafecito con Conchas” with Dolores? Here’s your chance! Donate $9 and you will be entered into a drawing for a virtual meet up with Dolores.

On April 10th, we celebrated Dolores Huerta’s 90th birthday from a distance. We had in-person celebrations planned in different cities around the nation. However, due to the pandemic we had to cancel or postpone these events. Instead, we’re throwing an online birthday fiesta and fundraiser for the Dolores Huerta Foundation which will stream across multiple social media platforms.

Please spread the word and join us for
¡Si Se Puede! at 90: Dolores Huerta’s 90th Birthday Celebration
Saturday, May 30th, 2020
5 to 7 PM PDT

Let’s celebrate activism with a special night infused with art, music and humor that will bring people joy and light in these challenging times. 

Mark your calendars and join Dolores and friends Cristela Alonzo, Ed Begley Jr., Gina Belafonte, Joe & Jill Biden, Benjamin Bratt, Kate del Castillo, Bill & Hillary Clinton, Patrisse Cullors, Shelia E., America Ferrera, Flor de Toloache, Jane Fonda, Danny Glover, Mark Hamill, DL Hugley, Kerry Kennedy, Alicia Keys, John Leguizamo, Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Cheech Marin, Matt McGorry, Richard Montoya, Edward James Olmos, Ozomatli, Nancy Pelosi, Tim Robbins, Zoe Saldana, Carlos Santana, Ellie Smeal, Gloria Steinem, Maxine Waters, the cast of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful City of Angels and more to participate in this celebratory and meaningful live streamed event.

$9 for 900K
Donate to win Cafecito con Conchas with Dolores

The proceeds will benefit the Dolores Huerta Foundation. We are working in California’s Central and Antelope Valleys with politically underrepresented, low income, farmworker and immigrant (many undocumented) families who have been disproportionately impacted by this pandemic. DHF is uniquely positioned to address the needs of these communities highly impacted by COVID-19 as we have been organizing in these communities for over 15 years and have a respected and proven track record of affecting policy and achieiving structural transformation that builds power and improves daily lives.

Donate $9 to support this work and be entered into a drawing to enjoy a virtual “Cafecito con Conchas” meet up with Dolores.

¡Vamos, Gente, Sí Se Puede!

$9 for 900K
Donate to win Cafecito con Conchas with Dolores

#90for90 #SiSePuede #DHF #SiSePuede90

More Contest Information:
Donate $9.00. 
Each $9 donated = 1 contest entry. Multiple entries allowed per person.
Contest Timeline: 05/17/2020 – 05/29/2020 11:59 pm PT
Winner Announced: 05/30/2020 at 4 pm PT
Employees of the Dolores Huerta Foundation are not eligible to participate.