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2020-21 Fellowship Opportunities

Founded in 1923, the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) has been at the forefront of many major efforts to protect civil liberties, civil rights, and equal justice in California.

Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Bernardino, and Bakersfield

Communications Strategist

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Communications Strategist to develop and implement communications strategies.

Los Angeles

Jails Conditions and Policy Advocate

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Jails Conditions and Policy Advocate to focus on criminal justice issues, including working on the following: (1) voter registration inside county jails; (2) conditions in county jails; (3) sheriff accountability; and (4) the rights

Los Angeles Office

Business Systems Analyst

The Business Systems Analyst will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating business systems, user needs, and assist with, supervise, and participate in implementation of solutions. This person will be responsible for documenting requirements, defining scope and objectives and

Los Angeles

Paralegal

The ACLU of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks a Paralegal to join our team in our Kern County office. The Paralegal will provide support for the advocacy work — both litigation and non-litigation — for the Advocacy department of the ACLU of Southern California, with a focus on Kern County.

Kern County

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

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