National Volunteer Week 2021 Is Here!

alert
Join us for a week of exciting and educational events showcasing the artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers, authors, fashion and beauty changemakers who are lighting up our screens and airwaves to shift our consciousness and conversations for good.

Celebrate with us as we highlight #ArtAsActivism!
Read More
 

Community Change Library Volunteer

Save to Favorites

Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc.

  • RMM needs support with our Community Change Library . We need titles of books about community organizing, teen activism, anti-oppression, farmworkers struggle, labor organizing, storytelling, liberation theologies, environmental justice, indigenous rights, international human rights law, social movement history, power-building, grassroots resistance, popular education, social business, community cooperatives, Chicano identity, indie media and more. Resources in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole are needed.
For recommendations or donations, contact Shawn Tallant at rmmshawn@gmail.com

10 More opportunities with Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc.

About Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc.

Location:

PO Box 475, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520, US

Mission Statement

Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc. works for the creation of a just, rural New York State through: Nurturing leadership Standing with the disenfranchised, especially farmworkers and rural workers Changing unjust systems and structures

Description

For us, it’s all about systemic change. Frankly we all get tired dealing with the effects of systemic oppression, we want to be with people who are committed to working for change. This requires persistence and patience, and funders who understand this commitment! Unfortunately, there are fewer and fewer organizations able to focus on systemic change

Our focus on Leadership Development. All of our program first and foremost are about nurturing leaders for rural justice, whether they be grass-root leaders or ally leaders. As Lila Watson, and Aboriginal educator/artist said: If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come here because your liberation is bound up with mine, then stay and we can work together. Our commitment, our leadership is for long term impact.

The Leadership Development thread goes hand in hand with a second thread of Experiential Education (also called Participatory Education). We believe that the best way to develop our leadership is to go out and engage in the world, and then to step back and reflect and analyze, and then go back out and engage. This is an important aspect for our faith members, as one of our Christian members said: "We are interested in living into the Gospel, not preaching it".

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Library Sciences
  • Research
  • Internet Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

Report this opportunity