Nov 08, 2019

Public Policy Advocate - Los Angeles Nonprofit

  • Inner City Law Center
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Legal Homelessness Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm in Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. We are looking for extraordinary people to help us end homelessness in Los Angeles. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who have disabilities or are experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans.


Position Description: We are not going to solve our homeless crisis without solving our affordable housing crisis. ICLC seeks an experienced advocate, organizer, and coalition builder to help lead a team working on an ambitious public policy project to dramatically increase the supply of affordable housing in Los Angeles. The Public Policy Advocate will identify and research potential reforms, work with ICLC staff and partners to develop reform proposals, and lead ICLC’s efforts to build the broad and powerful coalitions that can successfully advocate for the adoption of these proposals.


Hiring Criteria: Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Understanding of issues affecting low-income communities and of the role of housing discrimination in society. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong work ethic. Organized and detail oriented. Ability to assume responsibility quickly, work independently and as part of a team. Ability to use good judgment, multitask and meet deadlines. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to build trust and rapport with a wide range of stakeholders. Track record of building productive professional relationships and coalitions with diverse partners. Must enjoy a dynamic, mission-focused, problem-solving environment.


Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.


How to Apply

Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Coordinator, at

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