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New York, New York
Description: The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for more than 200 groups in New York State that works for justice and opportunity for immigrants and refugees. The NYIC successfully brings together multi-ethnic, multi-racial, and multi-sector constituencies to pursue a common agenda. Over the past twenty years, through its numerous advocacy and program activities, the NYIC has emerged as the leading advocacy group in New York State on newcomer community issues. Through convening working group meetings, coordinating advocacy, holding direct actions and media events, the NYIC mobilizes its network to respond quickly and effectively to policy challenges and community issues.
Oversee development, strategy, and implementation of comprehensive state and city budget and legislative agenda and campaigns on multiple issue areas;
Provide coordination, supervision and strategic support for program staff on campaign development, government relations, coalition building, event mobilizing, and program management;
Maintain communications and build relationships with government officials and strengthen partnerships and collaborations with multi-sector organizations and unions;
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The Board of Mental Health America of Colorado (MHAC), the regional affiliate of the national Mental Health of America organization, currently seeks a new President and CEO to take overall responsibility for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. MHAC creates opportunities for all Coloradoans to achieve mental wellness. Our programs educate people about mental health conditions, provide outreach to people in need and advocate for improved health care in our state. We exist as a community resource for people seeking information about mental health and as a team player as we collaborate with others to improve health care in Colorado.
We envision a healthy Colorado free of stigma and discrimination where every person has full access to high quality services for all mental health and substance abuse conditions.
The Board of MHAC sees several primary areas of emphasis for the organization in the next 3-5 years:
1. Strategic Positioning and Healthcare Reform
We intend to continue our role as the voice of recovery, hope, and optimism. We will continue to be a conduit between the advocacy, education, and provider communities in the effort to integrate mental health fully into the healthcare system.
MHAC will play a vital role in determining how the new healthcare legislation that affects mental health will be applied in Colorado and how best to integrate those programs with physical health programs to provide all consumers with a holistic approach to their healthcare.
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