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Director of Advocacy

TITLE: Director of Advocacy

DEPARTMENT: Research & Policy Center

FLSA: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Vice President and Executive Director, Research & Policy Center

The Director of Advocacy will support efforts to advance racial and economic justice by clearly and consistently positioning the discussion of race, structural racism and racial equity at the front and center of policy decision-making in our core advocacy focus areas: asset building and the wealth gap, education and youth development, housing and neighborhoods, and public health and safety.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the League’s leadership team to define and develop the organization’s advocacy agenda based on current organizational priorities and external policy landscape
  • Develop and implement strategies for advancing policy and advocacy goals
  • Identify and monitor pending local and state legislative initiatives, external agency policies and practices and other policy and advocacy issues falling under the scope of interest for the League