Editor - Microfinance Gateway Migration (French)

We are looking for a bilingual (French/English) consultant to support the migration plan and drive the migration efforts for the French Microfinance Gateway site, Portail Microfinance. Working with CGAP's Web Project Manager and the Microfinance Gateway's Business Manager, the consultant is expected to work with a range of people from writers, microfinance specialists, IT specialists, developers, information architects, and designers to ensure the organization's content and ideas are translated into our Web site priorities.

How Can We Save Our Unions?

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Find out at a book talk and discussion of progressive labor initiatives in D.C. and nationally.

DATE: Monday, June 2
TIME: 6:30 P.M.
Busboys & Poets
2021 14th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009

“This book shows what it takes to defend democracy, workers rights, and social justice unionism.”
—DOLORES HUERTA,
co-founder, United Farm Workers

Press Secretary, Spanish Language, Human Rights Campaign

The Press Secretary, Spanish Language is a regular, full-time position that reports to the Communications Director and is based in Washington, DC. The Press Secretary, Spanish Language is part of a team of specialized Press Secretaries whose workload is focused on assisting the Communications Director in aggressively ensuring HRC’s messages are placed in all forms of news media. All of the Press Secretaries offer strategic guidance and detailed execution of plans in their area of specialty as well as plan and implement long and short-term communications campaigns. This work is done through, but not limited to, responding to media inquiries, proactively pitching stories and editorials, and developing salient and creative messages.

Details at Human Rights Campaign.

Many other opportunities for writers and editors are available to members of the National Writers Union who register on this website. If you are a NWU member, please register or log in. If you are not a member, you should be. Go to nwu.org and click on Join or Renew.

Copyright in the Digital Age

(Announcement updated 27 & 28 March & 4 April 2014.))

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Event: Copyright in the Digital Age: Creators in a landscape of Google Books and orphan works
When: April 24th, 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EDT
Where: AFL-CIO, 815 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, President's Room

Union Shops: Printing and Related Services

Do the job right: your writing and union printing.

The Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO lists union printing and related services in the Washington, DC, area: Printing & Related Services.

Murphy Scholarship Application Deadline

The Joseph S. Murphy Institute at the CUNY School of Professional Studies has launched a national scholarship competition dedicated to fostering a diverse leadership in the labor movement and in the academic field of labor studies.

Teen Writer Needs Help on First Novel

Anybody willing and able? Negotiate the price with the mother, who writes:

My high school aged daughter has been an avid reader and writer forever. Throughout the years she has written short stories, poems, articles for her high school and a novel. She is searching for a writer, someone in publishing , or with publishing experience, to read her novel and provide feedback and advice on "next steps." Is there anyone out there that fits this bill or knows of a willing person that has experience in this genre or giving teen writers guidance.

Job Announcement

Grant writer, 24 hours a week with benefits.

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Chico Vive: The Legacy of Chico Mendes and the Global Grassroots Environmental Movement

April 4–6, 2014, “Chico Vive: The Legacy of Chico Mendes and the Global Grassroots Environmental Movement” at American University

NWU-DC member Linda Rabben is organizing a conference entitled “Chico Vive: The Legacy of Chico Mendes and the Global Grassroots Environmental Movement.” The event will be held April 4–6, 2014 at American University's School of International Service. The conference will honor Chico Mendes, a union leader and environmental activist. Guest speakers include a union leader from Liberia and cultural performances in the evenings.

American Women Writers National Museum Event

“I Call With All My Voices” to spotlight work of Connecticut poet laureate, Civil War-era African American womens' writing

March 28, 2014, 12:00 p.m

McLendon Room of the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20045

The event is free and open to the public and no reservations are required.

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