Job Opportunity: OCA Civil Rights Fellowship

Spreading the word... OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well being of Asian Pacific Americans, is seeking qualified candidates for the OCA Civil Rights Fellowship.

The program is a national advocacy fellowship based at the OCA National Center in Washington, DC. The fellow will work in key OCA program areas including, but not limited to, naturalization assistance, voter registration, hate crimes education and monitoring, and public policy. Here are some more details about the fellowship:

The OCA Civil Rights Fellowship is a national advocacy fellowship based at the OCA National Center in Washington DC which seeks to organize and mobilize the chapter networks across the country to support the building of individual and community capacity for greater civic engagement among Asian Pacific Americans.

The key components of this program include but not limited to:
- Naturalization Assistance
- Voter Registration
- Hate Crimes Education and Monitoring
- Public Policy

The Fellow will work directly and collaborate with the OCA Chapters through series of turn-key projects. The ultimate objective of this program is to create a movement of APAs that embrace the vision of robust civic engagement that fosters a strong democratic society for generations to come.

The methodologies used to promote civic engagement include:
- Issue specific public education programming
- Volunteer mobilization activities
- Community leadership summits and town hall meetings
This sounds like an awesome opportunity to do real work with an organization that's working hard to create real change in the community. The deadline to apply is March 25. For further information about the fellowship, including candidate requisites, qualifications and how to apply, head over to OCA's online application.

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