Articles exemplifying Citizen Action’s Theory of Change

Criminal Justice Reform:  In an editorial for In These Times, Citizen Action Executive Director Robert Kraig  explains how social movement breakthroughs such as the historic Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 create opportunities for the defenders of the status quo to foment public backlash, and how establishment politicians backslide under the pressure. Community organizing can turn the tide back towards…

CLIMATE & JOBS Package – Wisconsin State Legislature

Citizen Action Explainer: THE ISSUE  There is an overwhelming scientific consensus that we face runaway climate change unless we immediately start a bold transition and achieve dramatic reductions in greenhouse emissions by 2030. While many Wisconsin elected leaders believe in science and are publicly committed to addressing this generational challenge, we lack a plan up to the scale of the…

Movement Communications Director

Job Description: Movement Communications Director Citizen Action seeks applicants hungry for the opportunity to build the power to achieve the sweeping changes Wisconsin needs to become a just, equitable, and sustainable multiracial democracy. Citizen Action of Wisconsin works to advance a long-term agenda for racial, economic and gender justice through state and local organizing campaigns that win real change in…

Citizen Action’s Radical Pragmatism

What is a movement building compromise? The Necessity of Compromise:  Progressive power inside and outside government is greater now than it has been since the 1960s, but is incomplete. To pass new policy at the federal level (or enact executive action at the state level) we must find common ground with corporate-funded Democrats, which by definition means compromise. Citizen Action’s…

Job Description: Northeastern Wisconsin Co-op Organizer

Citizen Action of Wisconsin is seeking to hire a Northeastern Wisconsin Co-op Organizer (organizing co-ops are Citizen Action’s chapter system).This is a full-time (40-50 hrs/week on average) salaried position. Some evenings and weekends are required, as well as in-state travel and occasional out-of-state travel. This is a work from home position that is based in Green Bay or the Fox…

Job Description: Movement Politics Director

Objective: Citizen Action of Wisconsin seeks a dynamic and socially committed person to join our management team and lead an innovative electoral and multi-issue membership organizing program. This is a full-time (40-50 hrs/week) salaried permanent position located in Wisconsin. Some evenings and weekends are required, as well as semi-frequent in-state travel and occasional out-of-state travel. Applicants must have solid electoral…

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Citizen Action of Wisconsin Northwestern Wisconsin Co-op Organizer Job Description Citizen Action of Wisconsin is seeking to hire a Northwestern Wisconsin Co-op Organizer (organizing co-ops are Citizen Action’s chapter system) to start as soon as March 18th, 2022.This is a full-time (40-50 hrs/week on average) salaried position. Some evenings and weekends are required, as well as in-state travel and occasional…