Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

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Position Summary: Advancing Justice-LA seeks a Project Director to oversee the operation of legal helplines that increase access to justice for low-income, limited English speaking immigrants. The Project Director will supervise advocates that conduct in-language legal intakes for all of Advancing Justice - LA’s substantive legal programs, including family law, domestic violence, immigration, employment, and civil rights. The Project Director also will be responsible for expanding services to include government benefits consultations. This position will report...
Position Summary: Through the New Americans Campaign (NAC), Advancing Justice – LA is collaborating with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) to explore virtual review of naturalization applications through the online platform, Citizenshipworks. The project’s goal is to increase the number of LPRs applying for naturalization by developing an inclusive, replicable, scalable model for mobilizing LPRs outside the group-processing model. The goal is for the NAC to then scale this model to communities across the United States, triaging increasing numbers of...
Position Summary: Advancing Justice-LA seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative Grant Writer to work with Development and senior staff to cultivate funding opportunities and secure grant funding to help meet the annual operating budget of $ 13 million for the multiple programs serving AANHPI communities. Under the direction of the Director of Institutional Giving, the Grant Writer will help develop and execute foundation, corporate, and government grant proposals.
 
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Position Summary: The staff attorney is a full-time position working in the Advancing Justice-LA office under the supervision of the Citizenship Project Director. Looking for a highly motivated, self-starter who is passionate about public service work with a background in immigration law. The staff attorney will work directly on complex naturalization cases, provide technical support and capacity building to local API-serving nonprofit organizations on naturalization, and support evening and weekend citizenship workshops. 

 
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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
हिंदी 855.971.2552

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.