Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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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. 


Position Summary: The Education Equity Director will work to promote social justice and student success in public higher education and to advance educational access, affordability, equity, and racial/ethnic diversity. The Director will focus on promoting a pathway of educational equity and success for low income and underrepresented students from K-12 through graduation from California’s four-year public universities, working in partnership with diverse community partners in the statewide, multiracial, and community-led College for All Coalition. The Director will...

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. 


Position Summary:  The Immigration Project seeks a full-time program assistant to support the Project’s staff with outreach, assistance, advocacy, and communications to the immigrant community and the Project’s clients. The program assistant will provide assistance in the areas of: intake, call-backs, data entry, grant reporting, case filings, document preparation, and workshop planning. We seek a motivated, self-directed individual who can help support the Project’s staff with their administrative duties. This position will be under the supervision of the Immigration...

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...

Position Summary: Advancing Justice-LA seeks a seasoned, detail-oriented, energetic, and strategic leader for a new position. The Vice-President of Operations will lead and oversee all day-to-day operations, including human resources, facilities, and information technology. This position requires strong planning, supervision, and communication skills, and the ability to complete individual projects, while also providing a tremendous opportunity for an experienced executive to help optimize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact...

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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.