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ORGANIZATION: FOUNDATION FOR INTER ETHNIC RESTORATION

FIER [Foundation for Inter-Ethnic Restoration] is a nonprofit organization based in Atlanta. Our mission is to provide a safe space for different ethnic communities to collectively and individually address racial trauma, foster inclusive discussions about how it impacts their life and analyze what steps can be taken to begin healing that trauma in themselves and within society. We offer racial trauma counseling and educational resources to local communities.

Our research department is comprised of an "A Team" and "B Team". Openings for the A Team are significantly more competitive and require more of a time sacrifice [at least 3 hrs a week].

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FOR "A TEAM" INCLUDE:
*Aid the administrative team with research related to racial trauma, racism, social justice, mental health--namely psychology and sociology.
*Organizing data reports in FIER's online database.
*Initiating and maintaining prompt communication for research group assignments
*Completing assignments within appointed deadlines.
*Asking clarifying questions when any task is unclear in order to complete a task on time.
*Brainstorming subjects to explore in relation to Racial Trauma and Racial Literacy based on data collection


Researchers categories are as follows:
*Data collection and analysis
*Legislation, scholarly article, & web article research
*Current events and businesses research
*Hate crime research

Applicants must be comfortable downloading and uploading large quantities of PDFs and articles.

Job Requirements: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Proficient knowledge of Google Suite, Proficient knowledge of various Psychology-related databases (including APA, ERIC, PsychARTICLES etc.), prompt communication.

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About FOUNDATION FOR INTER ETHNIC RESTORATION

Location:

PO Box 429, Smyrna, GA 30081, US

Mission Statement

FIER [pronounced "fire"] is an organization dedicated to addressing racial trauma, educating the public about racial literacy, and fostering cross-cultural solidarity through inclusive discussion.

Description

The Foundation for Inter-Ethnic Restoration [501(c)4] was founded amidst the worldwide uproar stemming from COVID-19 xenophobia and the demise of George Floyd. Over the years, systematic and institutionalized racism has produced numerous incidences of hate crimes and police brutality which has been largely ignored, minimized, denied and invalidated. However, the harsh reality is that minority communities were on the edge of a surreal precipice long before the year 2020.

FIER is a non-profit 501c(4) dedicated to providing a safe space for different ethnic communities to address racial trauma, foster inclusive discussions about how it impacts their life and analyze what steps can be taken to begin healing racial trauma within themselves. Our goal is to serve as a central hub that brings all existing resources together in order to offer educational material to develop racial literacy, foster inter-ethnic solidarity, and offer a network of professionals dedicated to addressing racial trauma in a cathartic and constructive way. Not only do we offer group sessions to people who have experienced racism/hate crimes/discrimination, but we also host public events and discussions. Ultimately, we'd like to educate the public about racial trauma and help ethnic communities discover that, in the words of Bobby Kennedy, "what unites us is greater than what divides us." Our goal is to alleviate the racial tension across communities.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Oct 01, 2022 - Sat Dec 10, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Administration
  • Internet Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Anywhere from 3 hours per week.

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