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FUTURES’ Health Department provides national leadership on how to improve the health response to adult and child survivors of violence and to promote prevention. Current national programs include the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC), National Health Network on Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking (the Network); Health Alliance for Violence Intervention hospital program (HAVI), as well as multiple other state and local adult/child health training and technical assistance projects across the U.S.
(Learning & Leadership)
FUTURES Learning & Leadership (L&L) recognizes that lifelong learning for adults is fundamental to social, political, racial, economic, and gender justice and provides the building blocks for transformative change across many different settings and systems – legal institutions, government and non-profit, educations, business and workforce development, and the healthcare. The goal of the L& L is to inspire individuals across disciplines to become lifelong learners and adopt and utilize the science and philosophy of adult learning to leverage transformative social, systemic, and professional change.
The (Senior) Economic Justice Policy Advisor will develop and work to advance model polices and best practices to empower and enhance the economic well-being of women, with a focus on women of color, as a means to advance equity, improve family well-being and reduce their risk of them or their children experiencing gender-based violence or child abuse. Policy advisor will be expected to advance economic equity and anti-poverty polices through written and social media, as well as other mediums; engage with and convene economic and anti-poverty experts, policy centers, academic institutions, philanthropic organizations and leaders at the national level; track and influence national and state legislation and policies involving economic opportunity and security, address education and child care as well as justice and anti-poverty/wealth development issues that affect women; and educate stakeholders on the economic, workplace, and prevention needs of survivors and others vulnerable to experiencing the impacts of gender-based violence on the job, or otherwise affecting their ability to work, maintain and pursue quality employment.
The Communications and Digital Media Manager is a strong and seasoned communications professional with excellent project management, writing abilities and oral communication skills. The incumbent must be a resultsdriven individual adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and works collaboratively with a high-energy group of individuals who are passionate about programs, policies and social action campaigns.
(Health & Children)
The Senior/Policy Advocate for Children, Health and Prevention will serve as the primary staff person leading Hill advocacy, legislative and policy analysis, coalition-building and policy research on preventing violence against women and children utilizing a public health approach. The incumbent will focus on promoting policies that strengthen the response of schools, health care providers, child welfare and early childhood programs, domestic violence agencies and community-based organizations to recognize and address the needs of children and adults who have been victimized by or witnessed physical, sexual or community violence.