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Staff Attorney, Detention/Deportation Defense Program

Los Angeles

Full-Time
Report To: Legal Manager
Salary: $75k+

Position Description:
We seek an immigration attorney to join our young and vibrant immigration practice.The immigration attorney will represent clients in deportation proceedings, provide affirmative immigration services, and pursue community-based systemic reform litigation and advocacy aimed at reforming harsh and violent federal immigration laws.

 

 

 

National Youth Organizer

Remote

Full-Time
Report To: Executive Director
Salary: $55k+

Position Description:
BAJI is seeking a National Youth Organizer to manage and build BAJI’s youth organizing and campaign work. This position will manage the base building and campaign work in collaboration with our Local Organizers in New York, Florida, Georgia, and Northern and Southern California. We are looking for someone who will work with our Organizer Team to help BAJI youth leaders reach their fullest potential in base-building, leadership development and support local, state and federal campaigns. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who has a vision and strong desire to build the power of Black migrant youth, and will also want to implement program work directly with organizers and leaders to build a strong powerful base. This position is for someone who prefers being in the field, working with youth organizers and youth leaders to get them to be the best organizers and leaders possible.  

 

 

BAJI Request For Proposals
(Independent contractors and firms)

Strategic Communications & Earned Media for BAJI Rapid Response

Submission: Submit to jobs@BAJI.org and put “BAJI Operations Support ” in the subject line. Proposals accepted on a rolling basis until: October 5th, 2021

Project Dates: Project Begins- October 11th, 2021 – Tentative end date – December 24, 2021

BAJI Overview: The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) educates and engages African American and Black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California and Florida with staff in Texas and Minnesota, build coalitions and initiate campaigns among communities to push for racial justice. At the local and regional level, BAJI provides training and technical assistance to partner organizations to develop leadership skills, works with faith communities to harness their prophetic voice, and initiates vibrant dialogues with African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.

Project Overview: You will work to support the team through logistics, project management, operations and administrative duties in support of the Until We’re Free Campaign. You will be working in a fast-paced environment where some of the assigned tasks will include event planning and coordination, supply and vendor procurement, prospecting and contact management. 

 

 

 

Rapid Response Campaign Coordinator

Submission: Submit to jobs@BAJI.org and put “BAJI Rapid Response Organizer” in the subject line. Proposals accepted on a rolling basis until: October 5th, 2021

Project Dates: Project Begins- October 3rd 2021 – Tentative end date – December 24, 2021

BAJI Overview: The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) educates and engages African American and Black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California and Florida with staff in Texas and Minnesota, build coalitions and initiate campaigns among communities to push for racial justice. At the local and regional level, BAJI provides training and technical assistance to partner organizations to develop leadership skills, works with faith communities to harness their prophetic voice, and initiates vibrant dialogues with African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.

Project Overview: Plans, directs and manages all aspects of Campaign priorities for Until We’re Free rapid response actions to advance racial justice and migrant rights. Responsible for the planning and direction of staff activities and financial resources to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Campaigns as assigned. Develops strategies, creates strategic plans for Weeks of Action, establishes priorities and benchmarks, provides leadership, evaluates campaign effectiveness and manages budgets. Manages day-to-day operational aspects of campaign activities. Represents the campaign to organization partners, the media, community leaders, allies and other organizations, and the public. 

Submission: Submit to jobs@BAJI.org and put “BAJI Earned Media Firm” in the subject line. Proposals accepted on a rolling basis until: October 5th, 2021

Project Dates: Project Begins- October 11th, 2021 – Tentative end date – December 24, 2021

BAJI Overview: The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) educates and engages African American and Black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California and Florida with staff in Texas and Minnesota, build coalitions and initiate campaigns among communities to push for racial justice. At the local and regional level, BAJI provides training and technical assistance to partner organizations to develop leadership skills, works with faith communities to harness their prophetic voice, and initiates vibrant dialogues with African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.

Project Overview: BAJI seeks an experienced firm or vendor to provide a full suite of media relations support for the organization’s efforts to secure earned media coverage of our work at the intersection of racial justice and migrants rights. Your services will support positioning BAJI’s expert political analysis, research and data and compelling personal stories of Black migrants in popular news and media outlets. In response to the national conversation regarding Haitian migrants at the Southern Border and the fight for immigration reform on Capitol Hill, we are looking for a partner to provide strategic advice and counsel on campaigning and media-facing tactics, facilitating outreach to and interactions with the press, and ensuring BAJI’s brand and spokespeople are well represented in the media.