Overview

The Policy Campaign Director is a leadership position of the Moving Forward Network (MFN), a national coalition of over 50 organizations including community-based groups, national environmental organizations, and academic institutions in over 20 major U.S. cities that are committed to reducing the public health harms created by our country’s freight transportation system. The MFN Policy Campaign Director will develop and direct campaigns of the Network that advance its mission and goals in partnership with the MFN Project Director and working with Network members, affiliated organizations and partners of the Moving Forward Network.

General responsibilities include providing support, guidance, and vision to MFN staff and Network members through research, policy development, and strategic planning. This position will represent MFN at external meetings and events and explore new relationships to advance the Network’s campaigns. This is a full-time position.

The Policy Campaign Director will also serve as a staff member of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, a community oriented research and advocacy organization that serves as the umbrella for a variety of affiliated programs addressing work and industry, food and nutrition, housing, transportation, regional and community development, land use, and urban environmental issues. UEPI’s programs seek to link research and action through partnerships with grassroots community, environmental, and labor organizations in the Los Angeles area. The mission of the UEPI is to advance community-driven programs and policies to build healthy and thriving communities.

About The Moving Forward Network

The Moving Forward Network is a national network of over 50 member organizations that centers grassroots, frontline-community knowledge, expertise and engagement from communities across the US that bear the negative impacts of the global freight transportation system. MFN builds partnerships between these community leaders, academia, labor, big green organizations and others to protect communities from the impacts of freight. Its diverse membership facilitates an integrated and geographically dispersed advocacy strategy that incorporates organizing, communications, research, legal and technical assistance, leadership development and movement building.