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Police Accountability Fellow - NDS, CA, NLADA
Because the quality of justice in America should not depend on how much money a person has, NLADA leads a broad network of advocates on the front lines to advance justice and expand opportunity for all by promoting excellence in the delivery of legal services for people who cannot afford counsel. This new VISTA project, Defending Communities in Service, will build sustainable community relationships and data systems and practices that allow participating public defender offices to more holistically support communities in need. VISTAs will build capacity within their host organizations focused on two separate tracks of service: you will serve as the driving force connecting their hosting Public Defender office to other justice system stakeholders, community organizations and service providers, strategic leaders, and to other relevant local National Service operations. These connections will help the public defenders to more effectively provide wraparound services to their clients and to more clearly understand and communicate the overall local services landscape upon which their clients rely. All NLADA VISTA project members will explore opportunities to utilize technology and automation to create communication and data-sharing channels between public defenders and human services organizations designed to last beyond the period of their projects, with minimal maintenance required.
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Member Duties : NDS seeks a VISTA PACE Fellow to support the development and implementation of a new community-centered program that aims to fundamentally change the way public safety happens in Black and brown communities. The PACE Fellow will: help spearhead the PACE kick-off event, research areas of focus for impact litigation, assist in developing litigation strategy and policy agendas, provide administrative support for community counseling & leadership training, help develop local partnerships and community engagement, and assist in developing the PACE handbook. This work requires excellent writing and communication skills, as well as a commitment to learning about the operations of the criminal and civil legal system and the uniquely personal stories of impacted individuals. Applicant must be able to travel within the Southern California area. A bachelor’s or higher is preferred for this position; justice-impacted individuals are encouraged to apply.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Housing ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Public Safety ,  Health ,  Veterans . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Law ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership . 
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Police Accountability Fellow - NDS, CA, NLADA

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2023  -   06/03/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   Los Angeles/Orange County  

Accepting Applications
From  02/22/2023  To  05/12/2023 

Contact Cristina Ocampo
712 N Harbor Blvd
Fullerton   CA   92832

Listing ID 116637