Interested in a position at ¡HICA! as a Victim and Court Advocate? We are hiring!

The Victim and Court Advocate is a full-time position for a bilingual-bicultural Spanish/English individual who will assist English and Spanish speaking victims of crime in understanding legal remedies provided by law enforcement and the criminal justice system and who will support the survivor through the process of seeking relief from the abuser. The direct service responsibilities include providing support, information, advocacy and court accompaniment to victims of crime including assistance with Protection from Abuse Orders, civil, criminal and other court matters and legal referral. The Victim and Court Advocate is not a lawyer and does not give legal advice. The Victim and Court Advocate reports to the Strong Families Program Coordinator.

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Interested in a position at ¡HICA! as a Women/Survivor Advocate? We are hiring!

The Women/Survivor Advocate provides Latinas with knowledge and skills to become leaders and facilitates workshops and “charlas” in a safe space conducive to learning, self-expression, and higher self-esteem. The Women/Survivor advocate leads the Leadership groups, empowers victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, both at ¡HICA! and in the community, to develop, pursue and achieve their goals and live free of violence while promoting ¡HICA!’s mission.

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ICE presence in Bessemer, AL

Early this morning, the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!) and the Alabama Coalition of Immigration Justice (ACIJ) were notified by members of the community that there was Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) activity in Bessemer, AL.

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¡HICA!, ACIJ, and NPNA Encourage Eligible Immigrants to Apply for Citizenship and Take a Stand Against Second Wall

The Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!)​ ​and the Alabama Coalition of Immigrant Justice (ACIJ) call on eligible lawful permanent residents (LPRs) to apply for citizenship and demand that the Trump Administration undo the bureaucratic bottleneck that is keeping hundreds of thousands of eligible LPRs from becoming citizens and voting in the 2020 presidential elections. ¡HICA!, ACIJ, and NPNA partners’ goal is to reach one million eligible lawful permanent residents by 2020. 

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