Milwaukee Community Organizer

JustLeadershipUSA is hiring a Milwaukee Community Organizer. Visit for information.

Open Position

JLUSA seeks a driven and energetic Community Organizer in Milwaukee to work on the #CLOSEmsdf campaign, aimed at shuttering the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, in partnership with JLUSA’s national #DEMANDfreedom campaign. The Milwaukee Community Organizer will work with JLUSA’s National Advocacy Team to build grassroots power and mobilize directly impacted communities across Milwaukee in support of the campaign. The Milwaukee Community Organizer will play a key role in developing and advancing campaign strategy.

JLUSA seeks a Community Organizer with experience in grassroots, policy, and/or legislative advocacy efforts, who has strong coalition building, membership-development, direct-action and event planning skills to fill this dynamic role. The ideal candidate is deeply committed to JLUSA’s mission, flexible, collaborative, and works effectively in a fast-paced environment. With our bold and ambitious mission and unique theory of change, the right candidate will have a significant impact on redefining justice in America.

The Milwaukee Community Organizer will report to the Milwaukee Campaign Coordinator and work closely with JLUSA staff, membership and partner organizations to build the movement to reach #halfby2030.

About JustLeadershipUSA

JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) is dedicated to cutting the US correctional population in half by 2030. Guided by the principle that those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, JLUSA empowers people most affected by mass incarceration to lead policy reform.