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Opportunities To Get Involved

Pro Bono

Appleseed seeks seasoned attorneys, skilled in project management, to serve as coordinators for various project areas in which Appleseed Centers have expertise.

Tasks might include: Time Commitment, Issue Areas, LocationCompensation/Funding, Tracking Pro Bono Hours, Engagement Letters

Internships

Appleseed looks for winter & spring interns from college and law school students who can support network building, policy development, operations and communications.

Fellowships

Appleseed welcomes fellowship application from students and clerks applying for Skadden, Equal Justice Works and other fellowships, for work in Washington D.C headquarters or at Appleseed centers.

Employment

The Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice is seeking a successor for its retiring Executive Director. We are looking for a visionary and strategic leader who has a passion for advocacy and social justice, and who is prepared to work effectively at the intersections of law, government, academia, and education to advance the nationally-recognized work of this organization. With the anticipated retirement of our long-tenured Executive Director and the departure of three high level associates into new positions within the advocacy community, the new Executive Director has the opportunity to build on a strong foundation, further the momentum of a robust project portfolio, and lead the transformation of Alabama Appleseed.

Find a full description here.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references by Friday, October 21, 2016 to alabamaappleseed@clarusgroup.net.
Questions may be directed to LaShundra Pinkard, Clarus Consulting Group, 2201 5th Avenue South, Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35233. 205-254-0129

Nebraska Appleseed is hiring a Director of Finance & Administration. Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all. Appleseed takes a systemic approach to complex issues – such as children’s welfare, immigration policy, affordable health care, and poverty – and takes its work wherever it can do the most good, whether that’s at the courthouse, at the statehouse, or in the community. For more information visit neappleseed.org.

This position is responsible for working with the Executive Director to manage and oversee the finances and budget of the organization and the administrative operations of the organization.

Position is open until filled. Target start date is mid-November. Please send a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample (letter, memo to staff or board, etc.), and list of three references via email to Elizabeth Hutchison at ehutchison@neappleseed.org or mail to: Nebraska Appleseed Director of Finance and Administration Search, Nebraska Appleseed, 941 “O” Street, Suite 920, Lincoln, NE 68508 by Friday, Oct. 28. If you have any questions or need additional time to submit materials, please contact Elizabeth Hutchison at 402-438-8853, ext. 122.

Justice For Children: You Can Make a Difference

Protect Assets and Child Custody

 A Guide for to Help Families Facing Deportation

Even people who do not have the right to stay in the country are entitled to a final paycheck for their work, child custody and more.

But they often lose everything.

Work with immigrants?

Use this manual to guide you through financial and family rights threatened by deportation.

Get Involved with Appleseed

Close the Opportunity Gap

School Boards Can Erase the Opportunity Gap Between Poor and Middle-Class Children

School boards give more resources to schools in high- and middle-class neighborhoods than those in low-income neighborhoods.  How can you help?

Fill out the Resource Equity Assessment Document and tell us your findings.

Contact your school board members to get resources distributed more equitably.

Engage Parents

Engaging Parents to Improve Educational Outcomes

Involved parents are key to achieving student success.

Read our recommendations on their vital role in school success.

Fill out the Parent Involvement Effectiveness Assessment.

Let us know what you find: email info@appleseednetwork.org.

Get Involved with Appleseed

Help Us Help the DREAM Act Kids

A Report Calling For Justice in Immigration Courts

Do you want to help eligible young people to fill out applications for deferred action? Email info@appleseednetwork.org.

Help us maintain pressure on judges and officials at the White House, Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security to improve immigration courts.

Tell us your successful advocacy stories!

What ongoing problems you or your clients have encountered?

What worked to change your local immigration court?

Contact info@appleseednetwork.org for more information on ways to get involved with Appleseed.

Appleseed is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected status.