California Environmental Justice Alliance

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Available Positions:

Policy Manager

California Environmental Environmental Justice Alliance is currently seeking a new Policy Manager to oversee the Alliance’s legislative work.

The Policy Manager will be responsible for working with the CEJA Policy & Political Director, staff and members to advance a policy agenda that is centered on key environmental justice and social justice issues affecting California’s low-income communities and communities of color. The focus will be on the California Legislature and budget advocacy, but may also include administrative advocacy. This position will supervise occasional interns and volunteers. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position.

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Please send application materials to In the subject line, put the words “Policy Manager,” followed by a dash and your last name, first name. For example: Policy Manager – Chavez, Cesar

Climate & Air Advocate 

The Climate & Air Advocate will be responsible for leading and implementing CEJA’s alliance-wide engagement and advocacy on the Climate Scoping Plan of the California Air Resources Board to center equity and advance CEJA’s priorities. While the focus of this position will be on the California Air Resources Board, it will also include related advocacy across sectors that CEJA already works on, that are encompassed or impacted by the Scoping Plan, including Just Transition, climate, air, and energy, including building and transportation electrification. This position may supervise occasional interns and volunteers. This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position.

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California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) seeks to inspire and engage the next generation of California’s environmental justice leaders. We are proud to host fellowships at our Oakland, Sacramento, and Los Angeles locations across CEJA’s diverse program areas: Building the EJ Voice in State Policy, Civic Engagement, Climate Justice, Communications, Development, Energy Equity, and Green Zones.

If you have identified a fellowship opportunity from a sponsoring institution and would like to partner with CEJA, please email us at and include the following information:

  • General information about yourself and why you are interested in working with us
  • Details about the sponsoring institution and requirements of the fellowship program
  • Whether you have secured the fellowship or are in exploratory stages
  • Details about your interest in EJ and desired program area in which you would like to work
  • Questions you have for us regarding the fellowship or CEJA overall
  • Optional: Feel free to include your resume or CV

Please allow 1-2 weeks for a response after your initial email. Our ability to host a fellow depends on our program needs and capacity. If we are able to host a fellowship within your area(s) of interest and the partnership is a good fit, we will follow up to schedule an interview at the appropriate CEJA location or via video conference for more information.