Triangle: Equality NC seeks feedback

Carolinas News Notes

RALEIGH, N.C. — Equality North Carolina (ENC), in order to meet its 2013 New Year’s resolution to serve its supporters, communities and state like never before, is asking for participants in a quick survey.

Specifically, they are committed to becoming the state’s primary source for news, education and civic engagement on LGBT issues. They have pledged to be more accountable to the needs of LGBT North Carolinians and its allies in every part of the state. And, in the process, its goal is to take the lessons and successes from 2012 — arguably the most significant year for the LGBT movement in North Carolina and the nation — and translate them into new victories for LGBT Equality in the South, Executive Director Stuart Campbell shared.

ENC has promised to take the results and turn them into positive changes in how the statewide LGBT advocacy organization works for its constituents in 2013.

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To join in the survey, visit equalitync.org/survey/.

In other news, the organization is seeking to fill the position of director of development, as well as various intern slots.

The Director of Development is responsible for working closely with the executive director to develop a sustainable financial plan for the organization, among other activities and is a full-time position. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to resume@equalitync.org. To learn more, visit equalitync.org/apply_for_jobs/.

Internship positions include:

Student ambassadors will become ENC’s voice in their respective campus communities, embarking on online and outreach campaigns that mirror those happening on the statewide level. College credit available. Submit resume and cover letter to Chris Speer, director of organizing, via email with subject “Attn: Director of Organizing” at chris@equalitync.org. For more information, visit equalitync.org/who/student_ambassadors/.

Communities of Color Outreach Intern is a talented, motivated intern who will help ENC strengthen its outreach and organizing in communities of color. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject “Attn: Director of Organizing” at chris@equalitync.org.

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Community Organizing Intern will work with individuals and organizations in their area to raise awareness of LGBT issues and empower community members to become activists through formation of local advocacy groups. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject “Attn: Director of Organizing” at chris@equalitync.org.

Development/Fundraising Intern will provide assistance with grant applications, leadership gifts, and special events including the annual Equality Conference & Gala. Call Kay Flaminio, fundraising consultant, at 919-829-0343, ext. 112, or email kay@equalitync.org.

Social Media/Communications Intern will assist with the organizations’ communications efforts, including development of online content and press releases, and managing an effort to collect personal stories of how laws and policies affect LGBT North Carolinians. Submit resume and cover letter to Jen Jones, director of communications, via email with subject “Attn: Director of Communications” at jen@equalitync.org.

Transgender Issues Intern will support ENC’s Transgender Policy Task Force and help ENC engage transgender people in its organization’s work. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject “Attn: Director of Organizing” at chris@equalitync.org.

For more detailed information on the internships, visit equalitync.org/who/jobs/.

info: equalitync.org

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