From Headwaters Foundation for Justice <[email protected]>
Subject January E-News from Headwaters
Date January 13, 2021 7:31 PM
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January E-Newsletter

* Apply for a Giving Project Grant
* HFJ Is Hiring a Program Officer, Black Movement Ecosystem
* The Transformation Calendar: Online Edition
* Events, Calls to Action, and Resources

Apply for a Giving Project Grant

Giving Project Grants <[link removed]> invest in Minnesota-based organizations that are led by and for Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color (BIPOC) with $ 15,000 of general operating support. Eligible organizations will need to tell us about how they prioritize community organizing as the core strategy to build community power to change systems and advance equity and justice.

We’re now accepting applications online through our grant portal. Please RSVP for one of two scheduled Info Sessions: January 26 <[link removed]> at 6 p.m. and February 12 <[link removed]> at Noon. Info Sessions are great opportunities to learn about the grant and ask program staff your questions.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Central on February 18. If you have Giving Project specific questions, contact Program Director Allison Johnson Heist <mailto:[email protected]>, 612-400-6264. If you want technical help with the grant portal, please connect with  Program Manager Ray Martinez <mailto:[email protected]>, or 612-400-6262.

HFJ is Hiring a Program Officer, Black Movement Ecosystem

In this newly created position, the Program Officer, Black Movement Ecosystem will play two important roles. First, they will design and facilitate the Black Seed Fellowship, which is one component of the Black Seed Project. Second, the Program Officer will co-facilitate the 2021 Giving Project cohort.

Salary range is $ 63,851 - $ 74,454. The application window will close Friday, January 29, 2021. Full job description and details on how to apply are on our website <[link removed]>.

The 20201 Transformation Calendar: Online Edition

We invited 13 local artists to share their vision and voice with us in the inaugural 2021 Transformation Calendar. It was a project we designed to express our appreciation to the HFJ donor community—and to show love to our community’s creatives. We asked each contributor to share art and thoughts that respond to the idea of TRANSFORMATION.

The result, curated by Leslie Barlow, was printed and mailed to donors in late 2020. Starting this month, we are introducing the calendar on our website for our whole community. Please visit the online edition <[link removed]> of the 2021 Transformation Calendar and follow us on social media as we amplify each artist monthly.

Events, Calls to Action, and Resources

Grantee partner the SEAD Project is hiring! Learn more about their open Director, Sustainability & Partnerships <[link removed]> role. The deadline to apply is January 15.

Muslim and Jewish Women’s (Virtual) Day at the Capitol <[link removed]>

Tuesday, January 26 at 10 a.m.
As Muslim and Jewish women, we're socialized to believe awful stereotypes about one another. When we come together in resistance to create change in our state, we actively combat systems of white supremacy and white nationalism.

Join us virtually this year to fight for things we all care about, a slate of policy priorities to be decided at our Pre-Legislative Session Policy Agenda Meeting ( [link removed] <[link removed]>). Please register for our 3rd annual lobby day here: [link removed] <[link removed]>

RISE is Five <[link removed]>

Thursday, January 28 at 7 p.m.
Can you believe it? RISE is 5 years old! Come celebrate with us on Zoom. Register for zoom link: <[link removed]>. Everyone is invited!

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