The Senior Attorney in the Youth Practice Group plays a leading role in individual and systemic advocacy to enforce and expand the rights of children and youth with disabilities. The Senior Attorney works under the direct supervision of the Managing Attorney and in collaboration with other Disability Rights California attorneys and advocates in their legal, advocacy, and outreach efforts.
The Healthcare and Home and Community-Based Services Practice Group believes healthcare is a human right. We work to ensure that healthcare and home and community-based services are available to everyone. We work to ensure people with disabilities have access to essential health care services and a full range of community long-term services and supports to enable them to live in the community and avoid institutionalization, consistent with the principles of the Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision. We work to dismantle structural and systemic inequities in healthcare and access to services.
The PSA Trainer provides peer self-advocacy training for people with mental health disabilities who live primarily in locked residential mental health facilities, state hospitals and in the community.
The Legal Secretary enhances the effectiveness of legal advocacy staff for DRC’s Fair Hearing Project by providing legal secretarial support and performing other administrative and technical tasks.
The OCRA Director reports directly to DRC’s Executive Director and is a member of the senior leadership team, responsible for day-to-day operations of program activities and office administration, program leadership and guidance, and formulating program priorities. The OCRA Director is the liaison between DDS and DRC for activities performed under the clients’ rights advocacy contract. They are responsible for program budgeting and reporting to grantors and other parties.
The Data Analyst will primarily be responsible for producing and analyzing data to ensure we are in-compliance with our state and federal grant and contract requirements. They will create, run reports, and analyze data for our grant applications, annual and semi-annual grant reports; and monthly data quality assurance review(Q/A).
Justice in Aging seeks a health attorney with a strong commitment to health equity and racial justice to join our organization in California. The successful candidate will join our respected and effective health team to ensure equitable access to health care and long-term services and supports for low-income older adults in California and nationally. Our work seeks to address the systemic and intersectional inequities faced by older adults of color, older women, LGBTQ older adults, older adults with disabilities, and older adults who are immigrants or have limited English proficiency.