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2021-22 Fellowship Opportunities

ACLU SoCal seeks applicants to pursue fellowships (both legal and non-legal). Specifically, ACLU SoCal intends on applying for Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, school-based, and other fellowships for the 2021-22 term. Once ACLU SoCal selects its candidates, the organization will work with the

Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Bernardino, and Bakersfield

Philanthropy Program Officer

Under direction of the Deputy Director of Philanthropy, the Philanthropy Program Officer manages the department’s prospect research program, helps to lead the major gifts team cultivation and solicitation efforts, centralizes and coordinates the executive portfolio, develops and manages priority

Los Angeles

Senior Organizer – Activist Engagement & Development Project

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Senior Organizer to develop and implement engagement plans and programs to build an active and sustaining base of ACLU SoCal volunteers to work alongside us to win civil rights and civil liberties campaigns throughout

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP Legal Fellow

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks third-year law students and practicing attorneys with up to three years’ experience to apply for its Munger, Tolles & Olson Legal Fellowship to work on police reform, police practices, and criminal justice work.

Los Angeles

Criminal Justice Project Director

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks an experienced, visionary and collaborative Criminal Justice Project Director to lead our work in Southern California to end mass incarceration, over-criminalization, and racial inequities in criminal legal systems; to improve reentry

Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Bernardino or Bakersfield Office

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