· Entering a community
· Identifying and training local leaders
· Strategic planning and issue cutting
· Relationship and community building
· Direct Action on community issues
The DART Center has built coalitions throughout the country that have won important victories on a broad set of justice issues including:
· Education reform in low-performing public schools
· Job Training
· Drugs and Violence
· Criminal Recidivism
· Living Wage
· Neighborhood Revitalization, etc.
The DART Organizers Institute combines a 7-day classroom orientation with 15 weeks of infield training at a DART host organization. This is a paid training program that includes: a $7,000 living stipend, transportation to the classroom orientation and host city, and mileage reimbursement during the infield training. Room, board, and tuition will also be paid by DART during the 7-day classroom training. After successful completion of the program, DART will place graduates into permanent, full-time salaried positions ranging from $30-35,000/year for Associate Organizers + health & benefits. DART is a 501(c)(3) organization, therefore, employees of the DART Network are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness under the recently enacted College Cost Reduction and Access Act. For more information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness, visit www.ibrinfo.org.
The 7-day classroom orientation and 15 week infield training start mid-summer 2011 and run through early fall 2011. Training locations will include placements in several states around the country.
Although it may be helpful, no direct experience is necessary. Organizer Trainees (OTs) hired to participate in the DART Organizers Institute must demonstrate a desire to pursue community organizing as a long-term professional career. A master’s degree, JD, or equivalent life experience is required prior to July 10, 2011 (exceptions are made for applicants who were nominated by DART Talent Scouts). Also, candidates must display a workmanlike diligence, be driven to produce sustained results, have proven capacity to build relationships of trust, create and execute a plan, act professionally, feel comfortable working with religious institutions, be accountable and willing to hold others accountable, demonstrate disciplined thought and action, and work in a team setting. OTs must also have access to a car during their training and be flexible regarding relocation. Fluency in Spanish/English is a plus and people of color are encouraged to apply.
To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to send your resume to: Hannah Wittmer, DART Network, firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the Institute, please call: (785) 841-2680. To download the application or view profiles of previous OTs, visit the DART website: www.thedartcenter.org.
RICHMOND, VA- On Monday, December 6, 2010 at
noon, the public is invited to attend a lecture by Raphael
Rubenstein, contributing editor for Art in America magazine. Entitled
The Return of the Impossible: Provisionality and Negation in Contemporary
Art, this lecture is the first in a series presented by the MATX Student
Guild. The lecture will be held in the University Student Commons Theater, 907
Floyd Avenue, and is free and open to the public.
In addition to his position at Art in America magazine,
Rubinstein is a a professor of critical theory at the University of
Houston, a distinguished critic, and a published
poet. He has published a number of books, including Critical Mess: Art
Critics on the State of Their Practice, The Basement of the Cafe
Rilke, and Polychrome Profusion: Selected Art Criticism 1990-2002.
His art writing has appeared in Arts, Art News, Art in
America, Flash Art, Artforum and other magazines. From
1997-2007, he was senior editor for Art in America. He has lectured
internationally, curated exhibitions, and received numerous awards, including
the French government’s Chevalier dans l’Order de Arts et des Lettres.
The Media, Art, & Text Student Guild MIXTAPES! series is an
interdisciplinary series featuring speakers, performers, writers & events -
reflecting the innovation and diversity of VCU’s Media, Art, and Text PhD
For a taste of Raphael Rubinstein’s writing, please visit:
You can also check out his blog “The Sile” @ http://thesilo.raphaelrubinstein.com/
“The Silo is conceived as a personal, revisionist “dictionary”
of contemporary art. Its primary aims are to challenge existing exclusionary
accounts of art since 1960 and to offer a fresh look at some canonical
MWV’s employee communication department plays a
critical role in supporting the delivery of information and strategic
messaging to employees around the world. As part of that delivery
objective, we are working on some really cool intranet projects and we’d
love some help. We’re looking for a creative student who wants to build
cool multimedia stories, hang out with cool people, and work in one of
the coolest offices this side of the James.
HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV
• Provide editing and production support for multimedia projects, like MWV Sound Bytes (our version of Podcasts)
• Build MWV virtual tour videos
• Catalog and edit tour audio files
• Publish images to our image gallery and other multimedia project editing.
projects will provide the intern with valuable hand-on experience and
portfolio material that will complement current course work and
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
• Pursuing a undergraduate or graduate degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Multimedia.
experience with editing and design programs; iMovie, Final Cut Pro,
GarageBand, WavePad Sound Editor, Photoshop, Flash Professional and/or
• Some journalism or writing experience in
order to edit and develop projects from the state of raw audio/video to a
produced multimedia story for publication on MWV’s global intranet.
• Available 6-8 hours a week (prefer ability to work all hours in a single day or split between two weekdays.)
• Length of assignment: 1 semester with possibility of extension.
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please visit www.mwvcampuscareers.com to create a profile and submit your resume. You
will need to have the requisition number readily available to access
this position on our website. The requisition number is 1355BR.
Upcoming audition for the MFA in Acting program at Regent University -
Media and the VCUarts Anderson Gallery are proud to present:
Gallery in concert with the exhibition, The Nameless Hour: Places of Reverie,
Paths of Reflection
1999 Stephen Cartwright has recorded his exact latitude, longitude and elevation
every hour of every day. Cartwright uses digital and traditional fabrication
techniques to translate his collected data into his sculptural projects. Since
the inception of the Latitude and Longitude recording project Stephen Cartwright
has completed several grand bicycle journeys through North America, Europe and
Asia, totaling more than 20,000 miles. Prolonged observation of his location has
led Cartwright to his recent work investigating the use and alteration of the
1708 Gallery offers part-time and full-time non-paid internship
positions for credit and non-credit. Interns receive hands-on
resume building skills in all aspects of 1708 Gallery’s operations,
- installation and de-installation of exhibitions
and artist relations
- gallery openings and receptions and event planning
- educational programs, tours, and gallery sitting
- fundraising, PR, and marketing
- non-profit gallery administration