Vice President, U.S. Advocacy & Litigation (RFKHR)


The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) is seeking applications and nominations for its inaugural Vice President, U.S. Based Advocacy & Litigation. Established in 1968, RFKHR is a visionary, high- impact advocacy nonprofit, pursuing strategic litigation on key human rights issues in the United States and abroad. The organization works alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations. The team at RFKHR includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs, and writers united by a commitment to social justice. In addition to strategic litigation work, RFKHR educates millions of students in human rights advocacy.


At a critical moment in time for the world, RFKHR is seeking a dynamic and visionary Vice President of Advocacy and Litigation to further develop and scale the organization’s advocacy efforts to advance racial and economic justice and dismantle systems of mass criminalization and incarceration (criminal legal & immigration) in solidarity with frontline movements for social change across the United States. At an important inflection point for the organization, the incoming Vice President will lead the integration of RFKHR strategic framework and support and collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive the mission and direction of the U.S. based advocacy and litigation team. Additionally, the Vice President will play a role in the broader organization’s continued efforts towards long term sustained transformational change for the U.S. based justice system.


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This search is being led by Julian Jackson, Sarah Hecklau, and Robert Diggs of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s website.


Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is an equal opportunity employer and believes we are stronger and more effective by working internally and externally with people of all abilities, diverse backgrounds, and a range of perspectives, particularly those who have historically been marginalized or underrepresented. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We do not discriminate in our hiring practices and in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seek a diverse applicant pool.

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  • Michael Quan
    published this page in Job Board 2021-10-06 11:38:04 -0400