Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

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Position Summary:  
The Community Advocate is a part-time or full-time position, working in the Advancing Justice - OC office under the supervision of the Orange County Immigration & Citizenship Project Director. The Community Advocate must be fluent in Vietnamese or Mandarin, and English, and will be responsible for legal intake, screening, and client contact duties for low-income immigrants primarily in the Orange County region. The Community Advocate will also assist in a wide array of administrative and logistical tasks related to outreach...
Position Summary:  
The Policy Director leads the development, execution, and evaluation of Advancing Justice-LA’s policy work and works closely with organizational partners and strategic collaborations to influence legislative and budget outcomes to positively impact the AANHPI communities. The position serves as a liaison and overseer of the work to ensure that priority positions and targeted local, state and national advocacy outcomes are effectively achieved. (With a strong emphasis on state policy)  The Policy Director collaborates and...
Position Summary:  
The Policy Strategist is responsible for advancing the policy  advocacy efforts of Advancing Justice-LA. Utilizing a strong understanding of the legislative process, this position will identify opportunities to uplift key issues of concern with legislative staff and administrative policy makers at the federal, state and local levels, in order to shape policies that positively impact the AANHPI communities. 
 
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Position Summary:  
Under the direction of the Health Access Project Program Director, the Program Manager will have primary responsibilities to lead HAP program support and advocacy/policy works, and collaborative HJN partnership network engagement and relationship development, and also demonstrate conjunctive roles in grant management to assure regulatory compliance, best practices, guidelines, accountabilities, implementation process to close out.  The program manager will also provide administrative and communication support to HAP department,...
Position SummaryAs part of our Impact Litigation Unit and under the direction of the Supervising Attorney, the Staff Attorney – Employment Stability is responsible for performing client counseling and representation duties.  The Staff Attorney meets with and advises clients of legal rights and issues, conducts legal research and writing, prepares court forms, and performs other legal duties.  In addition, the Staff Attorney conducts Community Outreach and Education work, such as working with clients and their communities to organize meetings, workshops, and...

FOR LEGAL HELP

Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, public benefits, employement, 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

For any questions about DRAI, please visit: https://advancingjustice-la.org/drai.

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.