Become an Organizer for the Colorful Backgrounds-E.X.P.O. program! Apply now!
The Colorful Backgrounds-E.X.P.O. Organizer will provide formerly incarcerated individuals (also known as returning citizens), with support as they re-enter society, and provide leadership development, educational opportunities, and advocacy training. The organizer will also offer advocacy training, support and resource information to the families and allies of returning citizens on a monthly basis through meetings and/or electronic communication.
We are seeking individuals who have been directly impacted by the carceral system, who advocate for effective changes to the criminal justice system and who are dedicated to helping restore formerly incarcerated people to full participation in society and helping their families to build healthy, safe communities.
The primary responsibility of the Colorful Backgrounds-E.X.P.O. Organizer will be to organize, implement and execute the Program’s initiatives; a 12-week program and monthly meetings. The organizer will provide training through speakers and resources to educate and equip returning citizens and their families. The organizer is responsible for building coalition partners to assist in providing resources and people to facilitate training for directly impacted people and their families. The organizer will assist in recruiting participants for both the 12-week training and the monthly meeting.