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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
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ProfileStaff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Admitted to practice law in the state of California or willingness to promptly take the California bar exam. 10-14 years of litigation and advocacy experience. 6-9 years’ experience who have a demonstrated track record of independently developing and leading impact litigation cases. Demonstrated commitment to civil and human rights, racial justice, and strong advocacy and litigation skills. Hard-working leader with a proven record of accomplishments working with, advocating with, and/or organizing with people experiencing homelessness, marginalized populations, and community-based organizations. Demonstrated ability to develop and litigate impact cases. Excellent research, writing, analytic, and speaking skills. Demonstrated ability to work in diverse coalitions and develop advocacy campaigns. Demonstrated ability to participate in, create, and sustain inclusive and engaging spaces for all. Demonstrated ability to lead projects, build strong relationships, and work well in collaboration with others. A deep commitment to the cause of civil liberties and civil rights. Willingness to work occasional weekend and evening hours, as needed. Willingness to travel within Southern California as well as occasionally to other parts of the state. Extremely strong project and time management skills, including a high level of organization, attention to detail and follow-through, while balancing and prioritizing multiple activities and responsibilities. Desired: Familiarity working in the area of poverty/economic justice, specifically on housing justice/homelessness issues with experience working with people who are unhoused, experiencing extreme poverty, mental disability, or trauma. Familiarity with or experience working on social justice issues in Southern California, connections to Southern California communities affected by poverty and homelessness, and organizations working in those areas. A demonstrated commitment and track record of doing intersectional advocacy and taking an intersectional approach to advancing economic justice. Experience planning and facilitating workshops, trainings, meetings, and other community events. Spanish language fluency.
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ACLU Foundation of Southern California.
1313 West Eighth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017