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Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

The Center for Popular Democracy

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Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Jan 10,2018

Posted on

Sep 04,2017

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Public Interest Fellowship The fellow will provide policy, legal, and strategic support on a wide array of legislative and administrative campaigns. Currently, the firm is: Challenging discriminatory policing policies and practices; Fighting overly aggressive immigration enforcement policies and advancing an affirmative agenda for immigrants’ rights, including municipal ID, language access, state citizenship, and non-citizen voting; Advancing next-generation wage and hour standards like sustainable scheduling, the right to full-time hours, and a right to earn sick leave; Designing policy solutions to help organize low-wage workers in industries including fast food, logistics/warehousing, retail, car wash, childcare, and others; Securing access to affordable, safe housing for urban communities and ensuring that states provide affordable housing region-wide; Advancing ambitious climate justice policies rooted in the priorities of low income communities and communities of color, such as cap & div policies; Pursuing a vision of quality public education for all, including accountability of charter schools and expansion of the community school model; and Building a stronger and more inclusive democracy by protecting the right to vote and winning pro-democracy reforms including automatic and same-day voter registration, ex-offender re-enfranchisement, redistricting and campaign finance reforms. Building political and organizing power to resist attacks on workers, immigrants, communities of color, women and Muslims. Must be Law Graduate.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Center for Popular Democracy
11 Dupont Circle
NW 240
Washington, DC 20036