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Communities Collaboration Curator


About Transform 1012 N. Main Street:

Transform 1012 N. Main Street is a Texas-based, non-profit coalition transforming the former Ku Klux Klan Klavern No. 101 Auditorium in Fort Worth into The Fred Rouse Center for Arts and Community Healing. This reparative justice project returns resources to the constituencies negatively impacted by the KKK – namely Black, Catholic, Hispanic, Immigrant, Jewish, and LGBTQ+ – and exists to foster dialogue, education, and action on pressing social issues.


About the Role:

We are seeking a passionate and community-oriented individual to serve as the Communities Collaboration Curator (Contractor) to work closely with the Design Architect team during the design and development phase of The Fred Rouse Center. In this crucial role, the CCC will play a vital part in shaping The Fred Rouse Center's future by engaging with a plurality of constituency members and geographic communities across Fort Worth and beyond, ensuring their voices and needs are woven into the design process.



  • Facilitate meaningful community collaboration:

    • Be a thoughtful presence in the multiple geographic and cultural communities and constituencies in the Fort Worth area    

    • Conduct one-on-one conversations to understand concerns and aspirations for The Fred Rouse Center    

    • Organize and manage public meetings, workshops, forums, and one-on-one conversations to gather feedback from multiple groups and individuals to ensure all voices are heard and represented in the design process    

    • Be available to work on weekends and after hours, based on communities’ needs    


  • Collaborate with the design team:

    • Work in partnership with the Design Architect Team’s community liaison

    • Act as a liaison, consistently bringing our constituencies’ perspectives, needs, desires, concerns, and  critiques, and to the design team    

    • Advocate for our constituencies’ needs and perspectives in the design discussions    

    • Work collaboratively to identify solutions that address our constituencies’ needs and design considerations    

    • Oversee and organize all logistics for these gatherings (venues, refreshments, documentation) in concert with Transform 1012 Organizational Support and Program Manager; facilitate all gatherings, engaging with the Founding Board as needed

  • Communicate effectively:

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy to keep the plurality of  constituencies and other organizational partners informed about The Fred Rouse Center’s design and the project’s overall progress, especially those constituencies that The Center primarily serves    

    • Create clear, concise, and accessible communications materials for a wide range of participants    

    • Serve as a representative and ambassador for the project, engaging with members and leaders of key constituencies    

    • Think beyond the building:

    • Partner with the Design Team to explore The Fred Rouse Center’s long-term potential, including ongoing programming, responsiveness to various constituencies, and flexible uses    

    • Consider how The Center can extend beyond its physical boundaries and connect deeply with the surrounding communities    

  • Qualifications:

    • Strong commitment to social justice, racial justice, and community collaboration and co-creation

    • Experience in organizing, facilitating, and leading public meetings and gatherings

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with a wide range of  constituency and community members

    • Experience with conflict resolution, peacebuilding, and consensus organizing

    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively on a multi-faceted project that works from an equity lens and fosters belonging and liberation

    • No prior knowledge of the architectural design process or construction experience is necessary

    • Enthusiasm for co-creation and willingness to embrace the nuances and process of collaboration

    • Deep understanding and connections with Fort Worth’s multiple constituencies and geographic communities, with a history of collaborative, community-building work

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Additional helpful qualifications:

      • Experience in working with historically significant sites or projects

      • Knowledge of design principles and the design process

      • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Timeline:

    • This contract position has a start goal of early March 2024 and duration to be determined based on project needs. Candidates may be considered for future employment with Transform 1012 N. Main Street based on project performance and success.

  • To Apply:

    • Please submit your resume and cover letter to Review of applications begins Friday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. CT until the position is filled. Your cover letter should specifically address how your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this role. If you are interested in this opportunity but cannot supply your application before the beginning of the review timeline, please notify us. We wish to create a welcoming and flexible process to provide opportunities for all.

    • For more information about Transform 1012 N. Main Street, please visit

    • We are committed to building a team that represents the plurality of Fort Worth and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

    • We look forward to hearing from you!



Transform 1012 N. Main Street and its partners are fully committed to Equal Opportunity Employment and to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting employees without regard to their race, gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic disposition, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, or local law. It strives to provide a work environment free from discrimination and harassment and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. Our intention is that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. Our intent is to offer reasonable accommodations during the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If a candidate needs assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, they may request an accommodation at any time.


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