Jobs Roundup: Working for Civil Rights

Organization: Muslim Advocates
Seeking: Communications Director
Their Mission: Muslim Advocates is a national legal advocacy and educational organization based in San Francisco, CA. It uses legal advocacy, policy engagement, and education to promote and protect equality, liberty and justice for all, regardless of faith, and to promote the full and meaningful participation of Muslims in American public life. Muslim Advocates is a dynamic, growing organization created by a group of experienced lawyers and policy experts to address some of the most pressing civil rights and human rights challenges facing our nation today.

Organization: National Fair Housing Alliance
Seeking: Equal Employment/Fair Housing Administrator
Their Mission: The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) is the only national organization dedicated solely to ending discrimination in housing. The organization is a consortium of more than 220 private, non-profit fair housing organizations, state and local civil rights agencies, and individuals from throughout the United States. NFHA works to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education and outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, advocacy and enforcement.

Organization: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Seeking: NPP Summer 2013 Legal Internship-National Prison Project
Their Mission: The ACLU is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working 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. These rights include: your First Amendment Rights, equal protection under the law, due process, and privacy. 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.

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Compiled by Gabriella Ramel, a Spring 2013 Education Fund Intern

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