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Move to End Violence Opens Month-Long Search for Movement Makers

Move to End Violence is looking for individuals who are passionate about building a collaborative movement to end violence against all girls and women in the United States.

This third cohort will join the community of Movement Makers (learn about Cohort 1 and Cohort 2) to strengthen the U.S.-based movement to end violence against all girls and women. Through convenings, workshops, skills trainings, coaching, and a community of fellow Movement Makers, participants in this cohort will have a unique and transformational opportunity to powerfully contribute to a movement for social change. Are you interested in becoming a Movement Maker? Move to End Violence is looking for individuals who are passionate about building a collaborative movement to end violence against girls and women in the United States who are aligned with the Movement Maker’s vision, ready to make the changes needed to shift the movement, and committed to racial equity as a part of gender justice.The strongest applicants will be:

  • Dedicated to ending violence against girls and women;
  • Energized by what they know about Move to End Violence and the work of the Movement Makers to date;
  • Movement-minded collaborators who value partnership and networked ways of working;
  • Self-reflective and in pursuit of personal growth;
  • Open to transformative work – which requires a willingness to take risks, try new things and be uncomfortable at times;
  • Self-defined leaders who have at least 5 years of social justice experience;
  • Intersectional thinkers whose analysis and approach to the work seeks to address how gender, race, class, and other forms of oppression compound to create systemic barriers to ending violence against all girls and women;
  • Ready to use grace, humor, and heart to confront injustice while believing in and calling forth the best in self and others;
  • Open, forward thinkers, in search of new solutions; and
  • Strategic, creative and thoughtful around creating social change

This intensive program runs from June 2015 through February 2017.The application for the third cohort of Movement Makers will be open from February 2, 2015 through March 2, 2015. Learn everything you need to know about becoming a Movement Maker including accessing the online application.###