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The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker Organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service.  Its work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Read more about AFSC's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Detention Attorney

The Detention Attorney will be part of AFSC’s Friends Representation Initiative of New Jersey (FRINJ), a publicly-funded project that will provide representation for immigrants who are detained by ICE at immigration facilities in New Jersey and facing removal hearings at either the Newark or Elizabeth Immigration Courts. The Detention Attorney is responsible for direct legal representation of immigrant detainees in removal proceedings.


Policy Advocacy Coordinator

AFSC’s Policy Advocacy Coordinator brings the voice of AFSC's program experience and connection to impacted communities to bear in efforts to achieve policy-related goals and objectives through direct advocacy with the U.S. government. This position coordinates closely with program staff, issue leads, and Communications staff to craft and carry out advocacy initiatives on AFSC’s priority issues. Recent areas of focus have included defunding immigration detention and border militarization, challenging militarism globally and domestically, eliminating mass incarceration, and advocacy for Palestinian human rights. The Policy Advocacy Coordinator also works to amplify our capacity for coordinated grassroots mobilization to impact federal policies, and to build staff skills and capacity for local and international advocacy across the organization.

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