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Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney – Economic Justice (Dignity for All)

The ACLU SoCal is hiring an attorney to join its Economic Justice Project’s Dignity for All Project.

Can be housed in Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, or Kern Office (Note: The ACLU SoCal staff is working from home due to COVID-19 except on a restricted only-as-necessary basis at least through December 2021.)

Senior Staff Attorney - Immigrants' Rights

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a senior staff attorney to build, lead and supervise litigation, legal, and policy advocacy to protect and advance immigrants’ rights in Kern County.

Bakersfield preferred, but Los Angeles, Orange, or San Bernardino offices possible (Note: The ACLU SoCal staff is working from home due to COVID-19 except on a restricted only-as-necessary basis until further notice)

Digital Strategist

The digital strategist will be primarily responsible for keeping the ACLU SoCal's web, app, social media and direct marketing channels updated and relevant. 

Los Angeles, CA. (Note: The ACLU SoCal staff is working from home due to COVID-19,  except on a restricted only-as-necessary basis until further notice.) 

Communications Assistant

The Communications Assistant is responsible for providing communications and administrative support to the Communications and Media Advocacy department of the ACLU of Southern California.

Los Angeles (Please Note: The ACLU SoCal has temporally transitioned to a remote work setting due to COVID-19. Office access is available but restricted based on approval until further notice.)

Director of Media & Public Relations

The director of media will be responsible for enhancing the organization’s media advocacy and visibility by leading the press and digital strategy for the organization.

Los Angeles (Note: The ACLU SoCal staff is working from home due to COVID-19 except on a restricted only-as-necessary basis until further notice.)

2022-23 Fellowship Opportunities

ACLU SoCal seeks applicants to pursue fellowships (both legal and non-legal). Specifically, ACLU SoCal intends on applying for Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, school-based, and other fellowships for the 2021-22 term. Once ACLU SoCal selects its candidates, the organization will work with the

Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Bernardino, and Bakersfield