RMJ Court Outreach Team Member

→ APPLY HERE Now Recruiting Court Outreach Team Members! LA DEFENSA MISSION La Defensa is leading the movement to decarcerate the largest jail population in the United States–the LA County jail system. We’re working to reduce the power and scope of the judiciary, law enforcement, and the legal injustice system. We’re also fighting for a … Read more

Early Post-Election Analysis

A pink and orange background with palm trees and water color splotches with the text “EARLY ELECTION ANALYSIS - Midterms 2022” and the La Defensa logo

🗳 While it’s still too early to call many of yesterday’s election races, early results show that California voters are ready to stand in solidarity and vote for #progressive #CareFirst policies, accountability, and candidates who work for our communities instead of perpetuating harmful systems of oppression. 💥 We are so proud of the showing all … Read more

Roe v. Wade Overturned in SCOTUS Decision

Stand with us to uplift and elect local judges who reflect our values and who will protect human rights

Conservative judges on the Supreme Court of the US finally realized their decades-long, devastating goal of overturning Roe, which puts all marginalized and impacted communities at risk. See our statement below, and check out our social media posts for resources and information about what it all means. Now, more than ever, it is clear that … Read more

Community Organizer

Apply for our Part Time Community Organizer position!

Submit your Application This position must be filled in a timely manner and qualified applicants will be subjected to a quick turnaround. Interviews may start as early as the week of April 11, 2022. POSITION SUMMARY:  The La Defensa Community Organizer is a part-time, non-exempt position that is primarily responsible for aiding in the day-to-day … Read more