Job Opportunity: Religious Outreach Coordinator, Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative 3/3/06

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The Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative is seeking an experienced community organizer who is a dynamic person of faith (ideally a clergyperson, seminary graduate, etc.) to build support among the religious community for taxing and regulating marijuana (similarly to alcohol).

The applicant must be able to articulate the merits of taxing and regulating marijuana from a moral perspective that is persuasive to the full spectrum of mainstream people of faith.

The religious outreach organizer's goal will be to persuade faith leaders and organizations to endorse a resolution calling for this public policy reform and then to cultivate relationships with those people in a way that maximizes their influence on elected officials and the general public.

Applicant must be willing to relocate to wherever organizing is needed to support specific public policy efforts underway at the state or local level.

Application deadline is March 20, starting date is April 17, ending date is September 17. Visit http://www.idpi.us/about_idpi/about_work.htm for the complete job description and application instructions.

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