Jobs and Internships


Location: Texas (Houston or San Antonio area preferred)

The DWN Organizer will play a critical role in building relationships, providing resources, and serving as a connector between local groups across the state and nationally with a focus on detention in Texas. The organizer will support capacity-building, strategy development and coalition work for DWN’s current campaigns. The organizer will contribute to growing DWN’s capacity to support local, regional and national efforts challenging detention. They will also support members engaging in public education, outreach and ally building activities and coordinate key membership calls and events. This is a one-year temporary staff position, but may be extended depending on funding.

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Advocacy Manager

Location: Washington, DC

The DWN Advocacy Manager will play a critical role in advancing DWN's mission to end immigration detention through advocacy, coalition building, policy analysis, strategy development and research. The Advocacy Manager will take the lead in supporting Congressional oversight and accountability work, and in developing and executing strategies to advance marker legislation. They will also serve as an important coalition-builder for DWN members and allies who engage in advocacy at the national level and as a resource for local DWN members engaging in in-district or state level advocacy, including supporting both of DWN's primary campaigns: Defund Hate and Communities Not Cages.

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