Director, Policy and Counsel
Job Application Due Date: 07/02/23
Hiring Company/Organization: National Urban League
About National Urban League
The National Urban League is an historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Today, the National Urban League has 90 affiliates serving 300 communities in 37 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than two million people nationwide.
The National Urban League is seeking a Director of Policy and Counsel in the Washington Bureau located in Washington DC. The Director will support the work of the Washington Bureau in representing the interests of the National Urban League mission and its affiliates before policy and decision-makers. The Director’s primary role will be to conduct legal policy research and analysis and provide technical support to Urban League affiliates and senior leadership as it relates to various civil rights-related policy and advocacy matters. The Director will also have an active role in shaping the Urban League’s policy priorities in policy and advocacy work, including issues related to fair courts, criminal justice and policing reform, reentry and equal employment, fair housing and lending, voting rights, and democracy, and other civil rights matters before Congress and the administration. This role will report to the Vice President, Policy.
Applications are due July 2, 2023.