Empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship
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Founded in 2006, Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) empowers undocumented young people to pursue their dreams of college, career, and citizenship in the United States. We address the holistic needs of undocumented young people through direct support, leadership and career development, community outreach and education, creative expression, and advocacy. Our programming is designed by and for undocumented young people with support from committed allies. We are a fiscally-sponsored project of Community Initiatives.
Since 2009, E4FC’s Legal Services has helped undocumented young people understand their potential immigration remedies, benefits, and rights. Through our innovative online legal services, authoritative educational materials and intensive training of undocumented pre-law students, we have changed the lives of thousands of undocumented young people nationwide. We are seeking a Legal Services Manager who will join our supportive and enthusiastic team to continue the evolution of our legal services program. This position is ideal for a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader with knowledge of U.S. immigration law, strong interest in addressing legal immigration needs of undocumented young people, experience in program development, and a personal connection to the undocumented experience. Find out more about the position here!
Applications Open for Leadership Teams!
APPLICATIONS for all three teams are DUE SUNDAY MAY 18th at 5pm (PDT)!
OVERVIEW OF TEAMS:
Outreach Ambassadors lead community presentations and trainings for undocumented youth, parents, educators, and allies. They participate in an intensive yearlong training program to develop as powerful public speakers, hone their personal narratives, and strengthen their leadership skills. Find out more about Outreach Ambassador positions and apply here.
Legal Advocates have helped more than 1,000 undocumented young people throughout the country by providing personalized information about their potential routes to lawful status in the United States. This team supports young leaders interested in legal careers with extensive training in immigration law as well as mentorship and networking connections to the legal field. Many of our past Legal Advocates have obtained employment with reputable immigration attorneys and non-profit agencies and have been admitted at top law schools across the country. Find out more about our Legal Advocate positions and apply here.
Policy Advocates will contribute to advancing E4FC’s 2014-2015 issue priorities through design and implementation of issue-specific advocacy plans. They will develop an understanding of current policy issues affecting undocumented young people; gain critical research, policy analysis, and advocacy skills; and learn how to move forward systemic change efforts that will improve the lives of undocumented young people and their families. Find out more about our Policy Advocate positions and apply here.
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Film about E4FC
E4FC was recently awarded a 2013 San Francisco Foundation 2013 Community Leadership Award. Watch the short film Sophie Constantinou at Citizen Film made about us in honor of the award.
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