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We are looking for an experienced Racial Justice Fellow to join our Impact Litigation team in Los Angeles.
WHO WE ARE
We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.
WHAT WE BRING
WHO YOU ARE
You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You are looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You are looking for a job where you make a difference, and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You are a game changer. You are a leader. You are an advocate.
WHAT YOU BRING
ABOUT THE ROLE
As part of the Advancing Justice Southern California’s Impact Litigation department and under the direction of the Head of Litigation, the Racial Justice Fellow is responsible for performing client counseling and representation duties. In addition, building upon AJSOCAL’s work in responding to anti-Asian violence and discrimination, the Racial Justice Fellow is responsible for community outreach and education as an ambassador in AJSOCAL’s public awareness campaign.
The Racial Justice Fellow meets with and advises clients of legal rights and issues, conducts legal research and writing, and litigates on behalf of injured clients. These activities are expected to include client interviews, meeting with community partners to collaborate on responding to issues, investigating cases and preparing them for action, participating in arbitration, preparing court filings, appearing in court or before administrative agents, and performing other legal advocacy as needed.
This position is a fixed term, one year position and covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Your day-to-day typically includes:
60% Client Services and Case Management
35% Community Outreach & Education
5% Other Duties as Assigned
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