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Don't Miss Your Chance to Apply
Applications are open for Web of Change at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Apply by midnight Pacific Time on May 20th for your chance to share front-line campaign experiences, reflect deeply on impact and find the network and meaning you need to do transformational work. Click here to get a taste of what WOC means to alumni, at the event and throughout the year.
Insights on Sexism & the Media
Jamia Wilson is a social entrepreneur, organizer, executive director of Women, Action & the Media and a WOC alumni. Reporter Tom Watson recently interviewed Jamia about whether we're closer to a tipping point for gender fairness and the battle against sexism.
Cool Non-Profit Jobs
Looking for a new professional challenge? Check out these job openings shared this month by WOC alumni:
Making Change in Ferguson
WOC alums were part of making change in Ferguson's local elections last month. Web of Change board member, Joe Dinkin, and the Working Families Party led a major effort in support of local groups including the Organization for Black Struggle and Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment to get out the vote and elect City Council members who would reform the city's aggressive and racially biased police practices.
Something to Report
Congratulations to WOC alumni, Sarah Jaffe, who's been named a Nation Institute Reporting Fellow for 2015.
Sarah does exceptional in-depth reporting on labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender and pop culture for publications includingThe Guardian, Salon, The Progressive, The Nation and others. Plus she's got a book on the way!