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PAALF Hiring New Director

December 10, 2014

Now Hiring: PAALF Director 

 
JOB OPENING DATE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014
JOB CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015
 
The mission of the Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) is to leverage the power of our community’s combined resources to advance the vision of a connected, thriving, resilient Black Community. We do this by convening the Black Community to discuss issues of importance, share ideas, foster collaboration and engage democratically in PAALF; facilitating strategic interaction and cooperation among Black organizations and individuals towards a unified action agenda; advocating for and proposing effective public policy solutions to the challenges facing the Black Community (in education, housing, economic development, civic engagement, administration of justice and other areas) in a manner that builds self- determination and accountability of institutions, eliminates racial disparities; promoting civic engagement and political participation and leadership by Black people; developing transformative leadership skills and capacity amongst the Black Community; collecting data, engaging in research and publishing reports that provide an ongoing analysis and evaluation of the condition of the Black Community; supporting community efforts to preserve and enhance the historical and cultural contributions of Black people; and applying a community centered, anti-oppression, non-violence lens to all our work.PAALF’s work addresses the unique and interrelated issues of poverty and disparities in the areas of housing and economic development, education, health, as well as leadership and civic engagement through a collaborative, intergenerational leadership model. PAALF brings Black leaders together to move our community further, faster.PAALF has an immediate opening for a Director. This is a full-time position that will report to the Executive Committee, represented operationally by the Executive Co-Chairs who will provide direction to the Director.
 
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