Compiled by Willie Roberson, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund intern.
Organization: American Civil Liberties Union
Seeking: Fall 2012 Legal Internship – RFP-Reproductive Freedom Project
Their Mission: The ACLU works daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities.
Organization: Alliance for Justice
Seeking: Klagsbrun Fellow
Their Mission: Alliance for Justice is a national association of over 100 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. AFJ works to ensure that the federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and unfettered access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans. It is the leading expert on the legal framework for nonprofit advocacy efforts, providing definitive information, resources, and technical assistance that encourages organizations and their funding partners to fully exercise their right to be active participants in the democratic process.
Organization: National Women’s Law Center
Seeking: User Support Specialist
Their Mission: Since 1972, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) has expanded possibilities for women and girls in the United States. NWLC uses the law in all its forms to protect and advance the progress of women and girls at work, in school, and in virtually every aspect of their lives. NWLC takes on the issues that cut to the core of women’s and girls’ lives in education, employment, family economic security, and health, with special priority given to the needs of low-income women and their families.
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