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Announcement regarding summer 2022 legal internships: The ACLU-DC will not be offering 1L internships for the summer of 2022. We encourage interested students to apply for a summer 2023 internship as a 2L in the fall of 2022. Thank you for your interest.

Organizing Director

The Organizing Director will lead and expand the ACLU of DC’s community organizing efforts by planning and implementing advocacy campaigns to support ACLU-DC’s mission. This role is a key player in building integral relationships with community members to advance these campaigns.

RFP: Mental Health Providers for Contract

The ACLU of the District of Columbia (ACLU-DC) is seeking mental health care providers for limited and/or occasional contracts. We are seeking to build a list of mental health care providers whom we could contract to provide services for specific clients and other individuals.

RFP: Policy and Advocacy Support for Removing Police from Crisis Response

The ACLU of the District of Columbia (ACLU-DC) is seeking a consultant(s) to support policy analysis, legislative drafting, and advocacy/lobbying support for a planned campaign to significantly reduce the role of police in the District government’s emergency response to mental health crises.

Legal Fellow Sponsorship (Externally Funded)

The ACLU-DC seeks rising third-year law students, judicial clerks, and law graduates to sponsor for externally-funded one- or two-year legal fellowships. We will work with a successful applicant to develop a project proposal to submit to funding organizations.

D.C. Statehood Campaign Strategist

The ACLU-DC seeks D.C. Statehood Campaign Strategist to conceptualize, plan, and execute high-impact campaign communications products to increase the visibility of our policy and advocacy work on D.C. statehood. This is a full-time, salaried position.