Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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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. The SAFE Project assists low-income, limited English proficient survivors of domestic violence with family law and immigration services.

Responsibilities and Duties:

●     Assist with client services, including intakes, client interviews, preparing court forms, legal documents and correspondence under the...

Position Summary:

Advancing Justice - LA seeks two full-time bilingual Legal Advocates that are bilingual in an Asian language (Vietnamese or Tagalog strongly preferred) to staff legal helplines that expand access to justice for low-income limited English speaking immigrants. The Asian Language Legal Intake Program (ALLIP) is recognized nationally as a model for its innovation and its ability to expand legal representation and advice to Asian clients in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

Responsibilities and Duties:

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.

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: 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 position is a full time exempt position working under general supervision from the VP of Finance and Administration, the Manager will be responsible for office management activities, as well as providing support services for program staff. The Manager will work as part of the Administrative team to ensure smooth office and facility operations in coordination with human resources and information technology. This position will work in the Los Angeles location, supporting staff in the Orange County and Sacramento offices, in addition to the...

Position Summary:  This position will be a part of Advancing Justice – Los Angeles’ Impact Litigation team, which has successfully brought high impact, community-based litigation to advance our organization’s mission.  We have litigated ground-breaking cases in the areas of labor trafficking; low-wage workers’ right; race, national origin and religious discrimination; immigrants’ rights; education rights; and voting rights, amongst others.  The position will expand the impact of our litigation across the country, particularly in underserved areas, by identifying,...

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...

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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


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.