Canvass Director

As a Canvass Director, you’ll be managing a team of staff to canvass throughout Chicago, raise money and sign up members. You must be able to recruit, train and manage a paid canvass staff. We’re looking for people who are self-motivated and are willing to do what it takes to get the job done. Specifically, […]

Data Manager

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to engage in the Battle of Big Ideas and shift the narrative in America to achieve our vision of a new economy and just democracy, one that puts people and planet over profits and polluters. Our ambition is nothing less than creating a new people’s politics in […]

Job Opening: Special Assistant to the Co-Director, People’s Action/Institute

The Position The Special Assistant to the Co-Director is the primary support staff for the co-director. The Special Assistant reports to the Co-Director and works out of People’s Action’s Washington, D.C. or Seattle office. Responsibilities Ensure the co-director’s calendar and travel schedule are in line with organizational priorities. Organize all travel logistics, including calendar, transportation, […]

Events Manager

People’s Action is seeking an Events Manager to lead a dynamic team implementing an ambitious calendar of events, including strategy sessions, trainings, staff meetings, large and small gatherings of affiliates and allies. The Events Manager will work closely with the People’s Action/Institute staff team to ensure all our events run smoothly and successfully. Responsibilities Logistics, […]

Development Associate

People’s Action/Institute is seeking an energetic and highly organized Development Associate to join our development team and support the successful execution of an ambitious fundraising program on behalf of the organization and our network of affiliates. A successful candidate will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and be skilled at juggling multiple projects. The candidate […]

Election Of Bold Reformer As Philadelphia DA Is An Example To The Country

Daniel Espinosa, Director of the Decarceration Campaign of People’s Action, a national organizing network, provided this statement today on the election of Larry Krasner as district attorney in Philadelphia: “Today’s election of Larry Krasner as district attorney in the Democratic Party primary in Philadelphia is a major victory toward ending mass incarceration, punitive sentencing and […]

Lead Organizer, Decarceration Campaign

People’s Action Institute (PAI) seeks an experienced and passionate organizer to build and execute local/state campaigns to end mass incarceration. The Lead Organizer will focus primarily on community organizing strategies for prosecutor accountability. Local district attorneys/state’s attorneys are directly responsible for the policy and politics of mass incarceration. Big jails and prisons are perpetuating crime […]

Restorative Justice Fellow, Decarceration Campaign

People’s Action Institute (PAI) has created a one-year fellowship for emerging talent in the social change field to support our local & state campaigns to end mass incarceration. The Restorative Justice Fellow (RJF) will support participatory action research projects that address the school-to-prison pipeline, sentencing reform and more. The PAI Decarceration Campaign is organizing directly-impacted […]