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ORGANIZATION: My Sister's House

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My Sister’s House began in 2000 as a public campaign to establish the organization as Sacramento’s (in fact the Central Valley’s) first agency to address domestic violence in the Asian and Pacific Islander community. Our mission is to serve Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training and community services.

Pro-Bono Attorneys support the legal department in representing and assisting survivors with legal needs. Pls see duties and responsibilities.

-Stand in for our staff attorney as needed
-Assist in filing legal documents for restraining orders, child custody, and divorce
-Volunteer as available for Tuesday night clinics and quarterly clinic
-Consult with survivors about legal needs; provide assistance as needed

If you are interested, please email your resume to slong@my-sisters-house.org. Thank you for your consideration!

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About My Sister's House

Location:

3053 Freeport Blvd #120, Sacramento, CA 95818, US

Mission Statement

The mission of My Sister's House is to serve Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training, and community services.

Description

My Sister's House is the Central Valley's only domestic violence shelter for battered Asian/Pacific Islander women and children. In addition to the shelter, My Sister's House provides a 24/7 Multi-Lingual Help Line ((916) 428-3271); a Women to Work Program to help domestic violence survivors of all ethnicities transition to work successfully; and outreach and education.

CAUSE AREAS

Justice & Legal
Women
Justice & Legal, Women

WHEN

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WHERE

3053 Freeport, No. 120SacramentoSacramento, CA 95818

(38.54908,-121.48895)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Family Law
  • Paralegal
  • Immigration Law

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • 5 hours a month

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