Building New Constituencies to Win Safety for All

Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ) is a multi-state organization that aims to replace over-incarceration with more effective public safety solutions rooted in crime prevention, community health, rehabilitation and support for crime victims. Focused on the largest states in the country, we partner with state leaders and advocates to achieve safety and justice reforms through advocacy, organizing, coalition building, research and communications.

Our History

Launched in 2016, ASJ is currently engaged in eight states (Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, Arizona, Pennsylvania and our flagship in California-Californians for Safety and Justice). We are justice data and policy experts, grassroots organizers, attorneys and campaigners – we combine research and smart policy proposals with lobbying, constituency building and alliances to win changes in state laws.
ASJ is the sister organization of Californians for Safety and Justice, also a project of Tides Center and Alliance for Safety and Justice Action Fund, a 501(c)4 project of The Advocacy Fund.

Job Openings

 

Arizona Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

Arizona Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

We are seeking an Arizona CSSJ Statewide Manager to manage Arizona’s budding membership engagement activities for our Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice membership program, focused on organizing survivors of crime. The Arizona CSSJ Statewide Manager will be the leading “face” of CSSJ in the state, managing offline member recruitment and maintenance, developing relationships with members, and ensuring members, partners, and allies are aware of our bills. This position will work side by side with in-state capacity staff to engage state partners and develop relationships with electeds at the state level, represent ASJ and mobilize people at the capitol, and build our CSSJ chapter and member base in Arizona. This position requires someone who is knowledgeable in advocacy work, civic engagement, organizing -- and understands how to advance change in a trauma-informed way. 
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Events & Community Manager Job

Events & Community Manager Job

ASJ is seeking an Events & Community Manager to join a fast-paced team working to reform state criminal justice policy and transform the dialogue on crime, safety, and incarceration. Through Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice and TimeDone, ASJ has 140,000 online and offline members across the country and partnerships with dozens of service providers and reform organizations to grow the movement for reform.  
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TimeDone Northeast Regional Manager

TimeDone Northeast Regional Manager

ASJ seeks a TimeDone Northeast Regional Manager to manage the organization’s national TimeDone campaign to reduce and remove barriers to reintegration for individuals with past convictions. The person in this role will be the face of regional organizing for the TimeDone program in the Northeast region of the U.S. in which ASJ operates (MI, OH, IL, PA).
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TimeDone Southwest Regional Manager

TimeDone Southwest Regional Manager

ASJ seeks a TimeDone Southwest Regional Manager to manage the organization’s national TimeDone campaign to reduce and remove barriers to reintegration for individuals with past convictions. The person in this role will be the face of regional organizing for the TimeDone program in the Southwest region of the U.S. in which ASJ operates (AZ, FL, GA, TX).
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Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Social Media and Community Associate

Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Social Media and Community Associate

We are seeking a CSSJ Social Media & Community Associate to help manage and grow the Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice social media channels to expand our community and help advance new narratives on crime, safety, and justice. This person will help organize community members to engage in strategic advocacy for policy change. The CSSJ Social Media & Community Associate will lead the online growth and mobilization of crime survivors to engage with helpful resources and amplify stories and activities across social media channels. They will provide strategic direction for CSSJ’s social media presence (e.g., videos, images, audio, memes, infographics, etc.), peer-to-peer online engagement, and user acquisition and growth through social media management, impact through social media management, impactful content creation (e.g., videos, images, audio, memes, infographics, etc.), peer-to-peer online engagement, and user acquisition and growth, civic engagement, and storytelling.
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Individual Giving Manager

Individual Giving Manager

As Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ) prepares to spin-off from the Tides Center and form an independent 501(c)3, we seek an Individual Giving Manager to oversee all (c)3 and (c)4 individual giving activities. ASJ is in a growth phase, and a key pillar of our fund diversification plan is expanding grassroots, mid-level and major individual donor programs. ASJ’s current funding model is almost exclusively reliant on institutional gifts. Over the next three years, we aim to grow our individual giving programs to $2 million annually. A successful candidate will bring creativity, excellent communication skills, and a can-do attitude to our growing team. The Individual Giving Manager will be responsible for building a burgeoning individual giving program from the ground up, no task is too big or too small. Working closely with the Development Director and other key leaders, the Individual Giving Manager will build a new base of individual support by developing and executing a comprehensive individual giving strategy including but not limited to prospecting and cultivating mid-level and major donors, building stewardship processes and protocols and deploying grassroots donor strategies. This experienced development professional will have the unique opportunity to strengthen ASJ’s community of supporters and contribute to the growth and sustainability of our organization during a critical growth phase.
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Crime Survivors for Safety & Justice Legal Fellow

Crime Survivors for Safety & Justice Legal Fellow

The Alliance for Safety and Justice invites rising third-year law students and law graduates to apply for the opportunity to work with us as a Legal Fellow for up to one year. The fellowship will begin in the fall of 2021. Reporting to the Director of State Policy and National Director of Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice (CSSJ), the CSSJ Legal Fellow will be focused on two initiatives geared towards removing barriers for both crime survivors and people with prior convictions.
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Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Chief of Organizing

Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Chief of Organizing

The Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ) is seeking an executive administrative professional dedicated to ensuring the efficient, timely and reliable completion of the Vice President of ASJ and the Chief of Organizing’s day-to-day administrative tasks and other administrative needs of the organization. In this dual support role, the Executive Assistant will manage multiple job responsibilities on a daily basis, including but not limited to scheduling and calendar management in line with priorities, booking travel, maintaining and tracking “To do” lists, and other logistical support for meetings and administrative needs. This position requires someone who is comfortable communicating across all levels of staff, partners and funders to ensure tasks get completed in a timely fashion as well as to support internal and external cohesion. This position is for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has strong initiative and attention to detail.
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Illinois Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

Illinois Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

We are seeking an Illinois CSSJ Statewide Manager to manage Illinois’ membership engagement activities for our Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice membership program, focused on organizing survivors of crime. The Illinois CSSJ Statewide Manager will be the leading “face” of CSSJ in the state, managing offline member recruitment and maintenance, developing relationships with members, and ensuring members, partners, and allies are aware of our bills.
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Michigan Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

Michigan Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

We are seeking a Michigan CSSJ Statewide Manager to manage Michigan’s membership engagement activities for our Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice membership program, focused on organizing survivors of crime. The Michigan CSSJ Statewide Manager will be the leading “face” of CSSJ in the state, managing offline member recruitment and maintenance, developing relationships with members, and ensuring members, partners, and allies are aware of our bills. This position will work side by side with in- state capacity staff to engage state partners and develop relationships with electeds at the state level, represent ASJ and mobilize people at the capitol, and build our CSSJ chapter and member base in Michigan. This position requires someone who is knowledgeable in advocacy work, civic engagement, organizing -- and understands how to advance change in a trauma-informed way.
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Pennsylvania Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

Pennsylvania Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Statewide Manager

We are seeking a Pennsylvania CSSJ Statewide Manager to manage Pennsylvania’s membership engagement activities for our Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice membership program, focused on organizing survivors of crime. The Pennsylvania CSSJ Statewide Manager will be the leading “face” of CSSJ in the state, managing offline member recruitment and maintenance, developing relationships with members, and ensuring members, partners, and allies are aware of our bills. This position will work side by side with in-state capacity staff to engage state partners and develop relationships with electeds at the state level, represent ASJ and mobilize people at the capitol, and build our CSSJ chapter and member base in Pennsylvania. This position requires someone who is knowledgeable in advocacy work, civic engagement, organizing -- and understands how to advance change in a trauma-informed way.
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Senior Director, Legal and Compliance

Senior Director, Legal and Compliance

The Alliance for Safety and Justice seeks a highly experienced legal professional to support the development of ASJ’s Legal and Compliance Department during this time of growth. The Senior Director, Legal & Compliance, will oversee the management of all c3 and c4 legal, risk, insurance, and compliance functions, including but not limited to incoming and outgoing, lobbying, registrations/reporting, and general and professional liability insurance coverages.
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