The Youth Law Fellow will specialize in representation of youth from monolingual Spanish speaking families. Advocacy to address the denial of special education supports and services that results from the lack of language access is a tremendous area of need in California.
Western Center seeks an advocate who will work before the state legislature and administrative agencies to analyze, sponsor, and pass legislation and comment on and influence housing policy and regulations.
The Senior Legislative Advocate position is based in Sacramento and is part of the team responsible for DRC’s legislative activities in California. The position reports to the Legislative Director. The Senior Legislative Advocate has expert substantive knowledge in 2 to 4 disability rights areas and a working knowledge of all areas covered by Disability Rights California.
The Staff Attorney with Intake Supervision Duties is a full time position that can be filled in DRC’s Sacramento office. The Staff Attorney is jointly responsible for overseeing the client intake function of all five Regional offices, including supervising 2-4 intake staff. The Staff Attorney works under the direct supervision of the Associate Managing Attorney of Intake and in collaboration with other Disability Rights California attorneys and advocates.
The Legislative Advocate 2 is part of the legislative unit for the organization and is responsible for legislative advocacy activities. The person identifies, monitors and advocates for legislative activities that affect Californians with disabilities.
Disability Rights California (DRC) is looking for an experienced litigator to lead our systemic advocacy and litigation efforts against disability discrimination in California. The Non-Discrimination Practice Group is a statewide team of attorneys addressing discrimination against people with disabilities through impact litigation and systemic advocacy. Our work focuses on increasing and maintaining affordable, accessible housing; improving disability access and reducing disability discrimination in private, public and governmental programs and services.
The position is open in our Sacramento or Los Angeles office.