Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

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This is an exciting new opportunity to help shape and coordinate the joint programming of Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), a national affiliation of five leading organizations advocating for the civil and human rights of Asian Americans and other underserved communities to promote a fair and equitable society for all. The affiliation’s members are: Advancing Justice – AAJC (Washington, D.C.), Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (San Francisco), Advancing Justice – Atlanta, Advancing Justice – Chicago, and Advancing Justice – Los Angeles.
 
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Position Summary:  This position is a full time exempt position. Under general supervision of the Vice President, the Director of Human Resources assesses, makes recommendations and implements human resource programs and policies for staffing, compensation, benefits, employee recognition, relations, training and safety. The Director supports staff and agency operations by supporting safety and facility operations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Primary resource for agency HR needs, including research, interpretation and...

Position Summary:   Advancing Justice-LA seeks a full-time Director to lead the organization’s non-partisan civic engagement efforts focused on Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) voters in California and to shape the organization’s vision for voter engagement efforts in 2018 and beyond. In particular, the Project Director will have primary responsibility for planning and executing Advancing Justice-LA’s “Your Vote Matters” campaign, which partners with AANHPI community organizations to target AANHPI voters in Southern California. 

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Position Summary: The ESL/Civics instructor will be a part of and key member of the Citizenship Project at Advancing Justice – LA. The instructors’ primary duties will include teaching and managing ESL/Civics classes and to support English acquisition and successful passage of the U.S. civics portion of the naturalization exam. Instructors will teach and prepare students to pass the U.S. citizenship exam using a curriculum developed by the Civics Coordinator in partnership with the ESL/Civics Instructors. Instructors will be responsible for maintaining class...

Position Summary: This staff member will be part of the Survivor and Family Empowerment (SAFE) Project and be responsible for providing administrative and legal support to SAFE Staff Attorneys 20-25 hours per week. The SAFE Project assists low-income, limited English proficient survivors of domestic violence with family law and immigration services.

Please note that the organization is currently undergoing an organizational assessment which may result in changes in this position’s responsibilities and title. Supervision structure may also change. 

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Position Summary:  Advancing Justice – LA’s Survivor and Family Empowerment (SAFE) Project provides free family law and immigration services with a focus on assisting Asian immigrant domestic violence survivors who are low-income and limited English proficient. The Project Director will lead a diverse team that currently has three attorneys and one paralegal. In addition to supervising staff, grant administration and providing development support, the Project Director will create a vision and a plan for the future of the domestic violence work at Advancing Justice...

Position Summary:  This is a full-time exempt position.  Advancing Justice –LA seeks an experienced immigration attorney to assist in the provision of legal services to immigrants, with particular emphasis on individuals in removal proceedings. Under the supervision of the Immigration Project Director, the attorney will take cases as well as supervise and mentor other attorneys, including volunteer attorneys.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•Supervision of attorneys, including pro bono volunteers, non-attorney advocates, and...

For Legal Help

Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356

ត្រូវការជំនួយជាភាសាខ្មែរ:

800.867.3126
도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395

 

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.