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Name of the Organization
JUNTA for Progressive Action
Contact Person
Latrina Kelly
Contact phone
2037870191
E-mail
latrina.kelly@juntainc.ore
Website
http://www.juntainc.org
Interest
Food Assistance, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy
Description Interest
JUNTA works to improve the lives of low-income and other vulnerable residents through direct assistance, empowerment and advocacy. We provide Family Management assistance including information and referral for services, screening and application assistance for state programs (SNAP, Care4Kids, Disability, etc.), a diaper bank; Adult Education and Economic Development Programs (financial literacy, computer literacy, ESL, citizenship tutoring, GED and Spanish language classes), a therapeutic arts after-school program, and the Worker Center, that organizes low-wage and immigrant workers to campaign for fair wages and working conditions. JUNT also advocates for better health literacy, immigrant rights, and human rights of all residents.

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Junta seeks Director of Development

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 11:25am 0 Comments

Director of Development

 

JUNTA seeks a full-time Director of Development for immediate hire.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Organization Description

Junta for Progressive Action is non-profit organization committed to ensuring the economic, political and social conditions of the Latino and vulnerable community of greater New Haven, through programs and advocacy.…

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Junta seeks Director of Advocacy

Posted on May 16, 2014 at 4:27pm 0 Comments

Organization Description

Junta for Progressive Action is non-profit organization committed to ensuring the economic, political and social conditions of the Latino and vulnerable community of greater New Haven, through programs and advocacy. Founded in 1969 to support the transition of Puerto Rican migrants into New Haven, we have emerged as an organization that focuses on supporting and empowering Latino, immigrant and low-income communities through service and social change.…

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Junta seeks Deputy Director for Development and Programs

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 11:23am 0 Comments

Deputy Director for Development and Programs

Junta for Progressive Action seeks a Deputy Director. The purpose of this role is to support the executive director in the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic plans and policies, and to provide leadership and direction to Junta and other staff. Reporting to the executive director (ED), the Deputy Director will have both internal and external facing responsibilities, ranging from client and…

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New Job Opportunity: Program Director for Adult Education & Community Outreach

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:38pm 0 Comments

PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR ADULT EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH

 

 

JUNTA seeks a full time Program Director for Adult Education and Community Outreach.  The Program Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of all morning and evening courses, and all initiatives under the program. The Director plans, coordinates, implements, and administers programs and services related to our Adult Education programs, while supporting the…

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At 10:52am on May 6, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Latrina,
Welcome and thanks for joining. Please post information Junta want to share with the staff of other agencies about what you are doing, how you might help "their" clients and how other agencies might collaborate with Junta. This site is all about agency staff talking with each other, finding ways to collaborate and helping each other.
 
 
 

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