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Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney – Economic Justice (Dignity for All)

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or experienced Staff Attorney to work on the Economic Justice Project’s Dignity for All Project to build and lead litigation, legal, and policy advocacy needed to end homelessness, protect the rights and human d

Can be housed in Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, or Kern Office (Note: The ACLU SoCal staff is working from home due to COVID-19 except on a restricted only-as-necessary basis at least through April of 2020.)

Legal/Advocacy Internships, Externships & Volunteer Opportunities

The ACLU SoCal is currently accepting applications for interns, externs, and volunteers to work in our Los Angeles, Orange County (Santa Ana), and Inland Empire (San Bernardino) offices. We are accepting internship applications from students at all academic levels, including high school students

Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa Ana, Bakersfield

Policy Advocate and Organizer, LGBTQ, Gender & Reproductive Justice Project

The ACLU SoCal seeks applicants for a full-time Policy Advocate and Organizer (Advocate) to be part of the ACLU SoCal’s LGBTQ, Gender & Reproductive Justice Project (Project), fighting to protect, expand, and implement legal protections in these three issue areas through creative campaigns that invo

Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney – Criminal Justice

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks an experienced Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney to build and lead litigation, legal, and policy advocacy to protect and expand transformational criminal justice changes throughout Southern California.

Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino or Bakersfield County (Note: The ACLU SoCal staff is working from home due to COVID-19 except on a restricted only-as-necessary basis at least through end of 2020.)