Recent News

  • PennPirg - Program Associate

    Summary

    Transportation issues have long been a cornerstone of PennPIRG’s work.  At the state and federal level, we have worked to move towards 21st Century Transportation Solutions.  That means more and better public transportation options, fixing our crumbling roads and bridges over building new highways or expanding lanes, and spending taxpayers money more wisely.

  • PennPirg - Consumer Advocate

    Background:

    From pushing for more public transportation to connect Pennsylvania and reduce congestion, to standing up to the anti-consumer practices of Wall Street banks by fighting for the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, to working to close corporate tax loopholes that are contributing to state budget shortfalls, advocates for the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group (PennPIRG) spend every day working to create meaningful change on behalf of the public interest.

  • Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth - Executive Director

    Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth is seeking a visionary, strategic, and solutions-oriented executive leader who shares our progressive values and commitment to racial justice for San Francisco.  This new leader is committed and able - with the support of a strong staff - to inspire and evolve Coleman's model of grassroots base-building and member-led policy advocacy and to be an effective organizational representative in a wide range of venues: progressive alliances, the larger movement and policy and funder arenas.

  • Capital Access, Inc. - Project Manager (1); Projects and Grants Processors (4)

    Capital Access, Inc. (CAI) is posting positions for two (2) Project Managers and four (4) Projects and Grants Processors to work in Southeast and Mid-Michigan cities to assist with direct administration of Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) funds.

    BACKGROUND

  • Democracy and Power Fund - Program Officer, U.S. Programs *deadline May 12*

    *Program Officer, U.S. Programs - Democracy and Power Fund*
    *Open Society Institute-New York*
    *Application Deadline:* May 12, 2011
    The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies
    whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this
    mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater
    fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental
    rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of

  • The Atlas Project - Summer Research Fellow; Research Analyst (2)

    About The Atlas Project

    The Atlas Project was founded after the 2004 election by Mary Beth Cahill, Steve Rosenthal and Michael Whouley to help arm national progressive organizations, party committees, state affiliates, consultants, elected officials and candidates with information that helps make better informed spending decisions in both electoral and legislative campaigns.

  • Hayling Price published in Harvard Journal of African American Policy

    An article written by Hayling Price, URBS '09, was recently published in the Harvard Journal of African American: A Seat at the Table: Place-Based Urban Policy and Community Engagement

  • Columbia Business School - Research Coordinator, Finance and Economics Division

    Columbia Business School is searching for a Research Coordinator. The Research Coordinator conducts research, coordinates information management, develops teaching materials, and works on special projects for Columbia Business School faculty. Potential projects include a range of business and policy-related topics such as:

     

  • City of Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education - Deputy Education Officer

    The Mayor's Office of Education is looking to fill the job of Deputy Education Officer for the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia.

     

    Job description with roles and responsibilities

    If you have any questions, please contact Morgan Birch at (215) 686-0336 or Morgan.Birch@phila.gov.

     

  • Felicity Wood URBS '92, published in the Local Government Auditor Quarterly

    Felicity Wood (URBS '92) compares the City of Bell, CA to Enron in her article "Bellron", published in the Local Government Auditor Quarterly. She offers recommendations for other cities to avoid similar financial scandals.