Brooklyn Defender Services

Sep 12, 2022
Full time
Brooklyn Defender Services Brooklyn, NY, USA
Managing Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Brooklyn Defender Services Brooklyn, NY   About Brooklyn Defender Services (BDS)   Brooklyn Defender Services is a public defense office whose mission is to provide outstanding representation and advocacy free of cost to people facing loss of freedom, family separation, and other serious legal harms by the government. We believe in a client-centered approach and work in and out of court to uphold the rights, freedom, and dignity of people threatened by unjust, racist, and harmful legal systems.   BDS staff consists of attorneys, social workers, paralegals, administrative support personnel, investigators, and supportive staff such as finance, HR, IT, and Operations. BDS has about 500 employees who work in five office spaces in downtown Brooklyn/Brooklyn Heights.   BDS’ Mission   We believe that fulfilling our mission requires an actively anti-racist approach in our...