Senior Policy Manager
Common Justice is seeking a Senior Policy Manager who can help the organization win transformative racial justice campaigns that are grounded in the needs of currently and formerly incarcerated people and others impacted by violence. This person should be committed to Common Justice’s mission, be able to thrive in a fast-paced and evolving work environment, and have a great sense of humor.
Assistant Director of Trauma Support, Bronx/Brooklyn
Common Justice is seeking an experienced, hard-working, and anti-racist Trauma Support Director to supervise and train Trauma Support staff working directly with harmed parties/survivors of violence. This person will work with the direct service team to conduct intakes, assess harmed parties, facilitate restorative justice dialogues and contribute to the development and refinement of our program model. This person should have at least 3 years of experience supervising staff. They should have experience working with system-involved youth and adults and a deep understanding of trauma-informed care. MSW or comparable degree preferred. Our Trauma Support team plays a crucial role in the work that we do at Common Justice so Trauma Support Director must be deeply aligned with Common Justice's core mission and values.
Director Of Communications
Position Location: New York City. Brooklyn, NY preferred
Reporting To: Vice President of Organizing and Policy
About the Opportunity: Common Justice is seeking a dynamic storyteller, culture shifter, and media relations expert to develop and implement strategies that embed anti-mass incarceration, racial equity, and survivor-centered narrative into the national dialogue. This person will work with the communications team to uplift stories and images that rarely make it into the mainstream media to compel a large number of key audiences to shift their assumptions about public safety, community health, and punishment. This work requires Common Justice to effectively leverage cultural influences in support of Common Justice’s organizing and policy campaigns, and partner with creatives and storytellers who can effectively share the stories, visions, and aspirations of survivors of violence, the formerly incarcerated, and those impacted by community violence. This work will help society at large, as well as the arts and entertainment world, rethink its impact on race relations, resource distribution, violence, and crime. The areas of focus for this role will include narrative change strategy, media relations, the facilitation of collaboration among creative, and public engagement initiatives.