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Community Engagement and Policy Advocate (Orange County)

ACLU SoCal seeks a community engagement and policy advocate to assist with ACLU SoCal’s engagement and advocacy on its priority issues in Southern California generally and in Orange County and the Inland Empire specifically.

Legal Fellowships

ACLU SoCal seeks a third-year law student or recent law school graduate to sponsor for fellowship applications with the Soros Foundation and/or school-funded fellowships (whether general or project-based).

Application Procedure:

Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of references, and should state in the subject line the particular area or areas of civil rights work in which they would like to work (e.g., “Fellowship/LGBT rights”). For project-based fellowships, preference may be given to those interested in LGBT rights, national security, police practices, reproductive justice or related issues. Items may also be mailed to the address listed below, but e-mail applications are preferred:

James Gilliam
Fellowship Application
ACLU Foundation of Southern California
1313 West Eighth St., Suite 200
Los Angeles, California 90017
[email protected]


Video Production Internship

ACLU SoCal seeks competent, motivated interns on a rolling basis to work closely with its Communications Department to produce advocacy videos. This internship offers a flexible schedule ranging from 10 to 20 hours per week.

Media Relations Internship

ACLU SoCal seeks competent, motivated undergraduate interns on a rolling basis to work closely with its Communications Department to bolster press coverage.

Legal Internships, Externships & Volunteer Opportunities

ACLU SoCal accepts applications for interns and volunteers throughout the year in the Legal Department at both our Los Angeles and Orange County offices.

Jails Project Internship/Volunteership

ACLU SoCal is soliciting applications from individuals interested in working on the Jails Project.

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