Workers’ Rights Advocate – Fall Semester

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Internship Announcement:  WORKERS’ RIGHTS ADVOCATE (HOUSTON AND DALLAS)   About Workers Defense Project Workers Defense Project is a statewide membership-based immigrant and workers’ rights organization with offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin that builds power for construction workers in Texas. Since its founding in 2002, the organization has gained notoriety for its ability to translate direct services and grassroots organizing into concrete policy wins. The New York Times named WDP as “one of the most creative organizations for immigrant workers in the country”. WDP concentrates its efforts on winning better working conditions in the construction industry, which is one of the largest industries, and consequently most powerful special interest groups, in Texas. Because nearly half of the Texas construction workforce is undocumented, WDP actively engages in legal work, community education,…
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Law Clerk – Fall Semester

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Internship Announcement:  LAW CLERK (DALLAS)   About Workers Defense Project Workers Defense Project is a statewide membership-based immigrant and workers’ rights organization with offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin that builds power for construction workers in Texas. Since its founding in 2002, the organization has gained notoriety for its ability to translate direct services and grassroots organizing into concrete policy wins. The New York Times named WDP as “one of the most creative organizations for immigrant workers in the country”. WDP concentrates its efforts on winning better working conditions in the construction industry, which is one of the largest industries, and consequently most powerful special interest groups, in Texas. Because nearly half of the Texas construction workforce is undocumented, WDP actively engages in legal work, community education, policy advocacy, and…
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Development Director

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JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED   DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX   Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Development Director to lead and grow the organization’s fundraising efforts, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with individual, corporate, foundation, and union supporters. We are looking for a strategic, ambitious, and senior professional with a history of and orientation toward growing organizational revenue.   The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of articulating and advocating for a body of work that advances the interests of working people to diverse audiences. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment. This position is an excellent opportunity to engage working people, leaders in philanthropy, corporate leaders, and leaders in the labor movement.  …
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Dallas Policy Coordinator

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JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED   DALLAS POLICY COORDINATOR in Dallas, TX   Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Dallas Policy Coordinator to lead the policy work and advocacy conducted by WDP’s Better Builder® and Policy Department in the greater Dallas area.   The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and strategic thinker with a background in public policy, political campaigns, and/or community organizing. The Dallas Policy Coordinator should have strong communication skills that allow them to build relationships and foster cooperation with WDP members, other WDP staff, elected officials, and a diverse array of community and industry stakeholders.  Finally, a strong candidate should be committed to WDP’s identity as a membership-based organization and be eager to leverage integrated campaign strategies to further WDP’s policy…
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