New NOA Fellowship Program
We are excited to announce the Native Organizers Alliance Organizing (NOA) Fellows Program. The organizing fellowship is a 3-month opportunity for Native organizers in the states of SD, NC, MN, WI, MI, AZ, NM, NV, and WA. Nine organizers will become a part of the NOA national staff and work in their state to build support for NOA campaigns and events. Part of this work will include organizing statewide participation in the Indigenous Futures Survey 2.0 and beginning preparations for the Natives Vote 2022 campaign.
Native Organizers Alliance Celebrates the Restoration of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments!
Judith LeBlanc, citizen of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma and director of the Native Organizing Alliance, issued the following statement:
“President Biden promised to restore protections to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments on Day One. Now, more than 200 days into his presidency, we’re glad that he’s taken action to keep that promise, returning protections to the first successful tribally-led National Monument designation.
“Since President Trump slashed protections in 2017, these treasured and sacred places have been at risk. We celebrate this long-overdue restoration and most of all we celebrate that these exceptional, sacred places and their cultural significance will no longer be threatened by vandalism and energy development.
“In September, the Native Organizers Alliance, in conjunction with Illuminative and Utah Dine Bikeyah launched an advertising campaign demanding immediate action to “Protect Bears Ears Now!
“But this is only the beginning, we look forward to working with the Biden-Harris administration to protect sacred places under threat from resource extraction and industrial development and ensure tribal sovereignty is respected and achieved.”
Join our team!
We’re hiring a Director of Development: this person will create and oversee fundraising strategies to maximize organizational sustainability and allow for mission-aligned growth. The DoD’s focus will be on building a diverse, strong, and expanding base of support from foundations, while significantly growing independent revenue from individual donors. The DoD is responsible for creating, implementing, and executing initiatives including major gifts, planned giving, grants, annual giving, special events, and developing a comprehensive stewardship process for donors.