Weekly Do-Gooder Jobs and Events


How to not be a gentrifier (even when you totally are) I really appreciated this, but as other have said, we should all remember that gentrification really begins with policy decisions



Campaign Director at UltraViolet (virtual) FYI: they are based in Berkeley

Director of Communications and Culture at Caring Across Generations (NYC)

Development Assistant at Ballet Hispanico (NYC)

Program Manager, Educational and Community Partnerships at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (NYC)

Director of Free Expression Programs at PEN American Center (NYC)

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO at Breakthrough (NYC)

Marketing Manager at Strand Book Store (NYC)

Event Manager at Saveur Magazine (NYC) Can you imagine the events you could put on at a place like this?

Assistant Life Editor: Innovation at Salon (NYC)

PAID Dean Leadership Training Program Intern at Sadie Nash Leadership Project (NYC)

Curatorial Department Manager at The Jewish Museum (NYC)

Coordinator, Homeless Youth Services at Hetrick-Martin Institute (NYC)

Integrated Marketing Specialist and Manger of Integrated Marketing at OWN (NYC) who doesn’t want to work for Oprah?

Editorial Director at Etsy (Brooklyn)

Development Manager for Makerbot Academy (Brooklyn)

Project Manager, International Programs at National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (DC)

Communications Associate at the Pew Research Center (DC)

Director, US Programs Policy and Advocacy at International Rescue Committee (DC)

Deputy Director, Office of National Affairs at Drug Policy Alliance (DC)

Development Associate at Washington Area Women’s Foundation (DC)

Online Community Manager at RH Reality Check (Silver Spring)

Director, Juvenile Justice Strategy Group at Annie E. Casey Foundation (Baltimore)

Associate Director, Organizational Development at Facing History and Ourselves (Memphis)

Director of Development at Good Karma Bikes (San Jose)

Capacity Building Officer at Transgender Europe (Berlin)



Applications open for The Trans Justice Funding Project

Register for the Pan-African Medical Doctors & Healthcare Conference (PAMDHC)

Nominate a PopTech Social Innovation Fellow for 2014

2014 Human Rights Institute at the Urban Justice Center

Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers (deadline has been extended)

New Fellowship for Women Playwrights Announced



February: Black Artstory Month (Brooklyn)

Until February 18: Vengeance is Hers (Brooklyn) revenge chick flicks. Some stand-outs are9 to 5, Carrie, She-Devil, and Coffy.

Until February 16: Free Marissa Alexander week of action (national)


February 14: Mast Brothers Valentine’s Day Party (Brooklyn)

February 14: Criminalizing Black Girls: A Workshop (Chicago)

February 16: Marissa Alexander Art Party (Chicago)

February 17-March 7: Restaurant Week (NYC)

February 18: Film Screening: Terminal Island + S.C.U.M. Manifesto (Brooklyn)

February 19: Take The Lead Challenge Launch Event (online)

February 21-22: Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Repro Justice (OK)

February 22: Locations of Learning: Transnational Feminist Practices (NYC)

February 23: A Conversation with Piper Kerman (OITNB) and other formerly incarcerated people (Oakland)

February 24: Bystanders No More: Engaging Men in the Movement against Gender Violence (NYC)

February 25: Harriet the Spy 50th Anniversary Celebration with Rebecca Stead and Elizabeth Winthrop (NYC)

February 25: BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium VIII: Re-Imagining Impact: Leadership Strategies for Greater Results (NYC)

February 26: Book Launch: My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag… by Jolie Kerr  (Brooklyn) I love her

February 26: International & Intercultural Careers (NYC)

February 28: 2014 NYC Pipeline Fellowship Conference (NYC)

March 4: Paperback Launch: I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp by Richard Hell, with Robert Christgau  (Brooklyn)

March 5: Focus on Women: What Has Changed and What Has Not (NYC)

March 8: Small Works for Big Change: A Fundraiser for the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (NYC)

March 8: YNPN-NYC’s Pool Party (NYC)

March 17: HBO Premiere of “Paycheck to Paycheck” produced in association with The Shriver Report

Now to March 23: The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter (NYC) Went to this over the Thanksgiving weekend and it was really great! A lot more global than I expected.

April 27: The Center for Anti-Violence’s Prom (NYC)