Appointed as Policy Analyst, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta


ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

PhD field of study

PhD, Anthropology, Brown University

Position Description

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is the first and only nonprofit legal advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the civil rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) in Georgia and the Southeast. Through its work, AAAJ envisions a social movement in which communities of color are fully empowered, active in civic life, and working together to promote equity, fair treatment, and self-determination for all. The Policy Analyst is responsible for research, writing, and policy-related communication related to the Voices Rising campaign, and effort to ensure elections are accessible to all Georgians so that every single voter can exercise their fundamental right to vote, no matter what language they speak. The Policy Analyst will work under the direction of the Policy Director in the Policy Advocacy department to assist in local and state-level policy advocacy efforts and develop policy briefs, one pagers, and white papers on the Voices Rising campaign for community members, partners, and other stakeholders.