Adelante Alabama Worker Center seeks Worker Center Coordinator & Legal Fellow

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About Adelante: Adelante unites day laborers, domestic workers, and other low-wage and immigrant workers and their families in the Birmingham area to defend our rights, promote our dignity, and pursue justice for all. Since our founding in 2014 with the support of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), Adelante has emerged as a strident voice for labor, immigrant and human rights in Alabama. Adelante merges community organizing, popular education, public and media advocacy, strategic litigation and legal representation, and arts and cultural celebration to realize a holistic vision for change from the bottom up. Our current work includes the campaign to make Birmingham the first sanctuary city in Alabama, wage theft and workers’ rights defense, community deportation defense, and the Shut Down Etowah campaign. 


Job Title: Worker Center Coordinator
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Salary: We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, and an excellent benefits package
Position Type: Full-time
Start Date: Flexible, no later than October 2017
Reports to: Executive Director
Closing Date: September 15, 2017 

Adelante seeks a full-time Worker Center Coordinator to take on primary responsibility for the day-to-day operation of our community worker center, assist with outreach and organizing efforts, and collaborate with our members, staff, and volunteers to protect and advance the rights of immigrant workers and their families in the Birmingham area.  

Adelante Alabama Worker Center seeks a third-year law student or recent law school graduate to sponsor for fellowship applications with Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, or school-funded fellowships in one of the following areas: (1) combatting workplace rights abuses among low- wage immigrant workers, (2) challenging prolonged detention and securing legal representation for detained immigrants in Alabama, (3) ending discriminatory policing and collusion between local police and immigration enforcement, (4) other projects related to defending and expanding the rights of low-wage immigrant workers and their families in Alabama. 

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