Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Census 2020 Project Assistant (Fixed-Term)

Position Summary: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles’ Demographic Research Project (DRP) seeks a Census 2020 Project Assistant to support a statewide effort to promote the participation of Asian American and Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander communities in the 2020 Census.  Information drawn from the census will determine the allocation of Congressional seats to states, the drawing of legislative boundaries as part of the statewide redistricting process, and how trillions of dollars in federal funds are spent.  This position is a full-time, temporary position beginning in December 2019 and ending in July 2020.
 
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Lead Provide administrative support to comply with funding reporting requirements;
  • Assist in the dissemination of materials and media tools;
  • Assist in community education and outreach;
  • Assist in organizing 2020 Census trainings;
  • Assist in organizing advocacy efforts around census policy issues;
  • Other duties as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision; 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Familiarity with AAPI communities, especially Southeast Asian or Pacific Islander; 
  • Ability to work with diverse racial and ethnic groups; 
  • Ability to work flexible hours (some evenings and weekends); 
  • California driver’s license, insurance and access to a car. 
Compensation/Benefits: Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with retirement plan. Parking provided.
 
Application Process: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to: [email protected].
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice–LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.

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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.