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OPAWL is a grassroots membership-based community that organizes for social justice and elevates the voices, visibility, and progressive leadership of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and nonbinary people in Ohio. By co-creating an organized and intersectional feminist-led community, we are building collective power. Our primary strategies for building power are through community building, art and storytelling, political education, and organizing campaigns. We are looking for 1-2 Transformative Justice Organizer(s) to help build our organizational capacity to develop/implement internal strategies around conflict transformation practices and culture-building.

The Transformative Justice Organizer position is an opportunity for a restorative and trauma-informed relationship-builder to build collective power in the AAPI community, develop grassroots intersectional feminist leadership, and create organizational processes and trainings that support a culture of healthy conflict transformation within OPAWL. The ideal candidate(s) will have demonstrated experience in transformative justice approaches to addressing conflict, conflict mediation in community-based spaces, de-escalation, anti-racist practices, fostering resilience, and group facilitation.

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Applications should be submitted via email to Bhumika Patel at and should include:

  • Letter of interest/cover letter
  • Resume
  • 2 references (please include name, title, and email address and/or phone number)
  • Please include “Transformative Justice Organizer” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but applications received by January 23rd, 2022 will be prioritized.
  • Interviews will be held via Zoom on a weeknight or a weekend evening.

Women, people of color, queer and trans people, immigrants, refugees, adoptees, and disabled people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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