Main Areas of Responsibility:
New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty seeks a dynamic and creative attorney or policy advocate to work on major reforms to the healthcare system. The Center is advancing innovative solutions to make healthcare affordable to all New Mexicans, protect Medicaid coverage, reduce medical debt, and ensure equitable policies prioritized by immigrant, Native American, and low-income communities, in collaboration with a broad network of partners and community leaders.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
This work includes policy advocacy, legislative efforts, community education, coalition-building, and legal representation (for attorneys). Required: minimum three years of policy or legal advocacy; strong leadership skills; commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice. Preferred: Spanish, Indigenous language, or other language fluency.
The Center is a nationally recognized non-profit law firm that engages in systemic advocacy and impact litigation to advance the health, economic, and educational wellbeing of New Mexico’s families. We partner with our communities to provide advocacy and representation through the courts, the legislature, and administrative agencies, community education, and media. To learn more about the Center, please visit our website at www.nmpovertylaw.org.