Volunteer

ACTION ITEMS AND VOLUNTEER WORK FOR THE ACLU OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (ACLU-NC) AND THE SANTA CLARA VALLEY (SCV) CHAPTER

Thank you for your interest in doing volunteer work for the ACLU of Northern California or its Santa Clara Valley chapter.


If you are interested in an internship, fellowship or volunteer work with the ACLU of Northern California, please visit the following Web pages for details. Unless stated otherwise, this type of work is usually conducted in the San Francisco office.

https://www.aclunc.org/about/internships

https://www.aclunc.org/about/volunteer

https://www.aclunc.org/about/fellowships


If you are interested in receiving training for a Know Your Rights (KYR) workshop so that you can deliver a KYR presentation to your community groups (churches, schools, etc.), please do the following.

 

  1. Note that the ACLU of Northern California is revising its KYR materials. Training is expected to be provided around the end of April 2018. The Santa Clara Valley chapter has not received information about the exact date(s) yet.
  2. Contact a SCV chapter board member, e.g. using http://acluscv.org/contact so that we can inform you when a training session is available.
  3. Meanwhile, browse through the following Web sites to familiarize yourself with the various Know Your Rights topics.

If you want to participate in advocacy work in general, please do the following.

  1.  Contact a SCV chapter board member, e.g. using http://acluscv.org/contact
  2. Sign up for action alerts from national ACLU: https://www.aclu.org/action
  3. Sign up for updates and action alerts from ACLU-NC on the upper right corner of the Web page https://www.aclunc.org
  4. Subscribe to the SCV chapter’s mailing list: http://acluscv.org/mailing-list
  5. Visit ACLU-NC’s “Take Action” page: https://www.aclunc.org/get-involved/take-action
  6. Visit SCV chapter’s “Take Action” page: http://acluscv.org/take-action

If you want to monitor the agenda items of local government meetings for issues related to civil liberties, please contact the SCV chapter board at http://acluscv.org/contact for suggestions.


CURRENT CAMPAIGNS

If you want to participate in any of the following campaigns, please read the corresponding Web page for details.

1. Letters to the Editors Rapid Response Network 

If you are interested in joining this network to respond quickly to newspaper articles related to criminal justice, please contact the SCV chapter board at http://acluscv.org/contact for more information.

2. Voting rights

Please contact the SCV chapter board at http://acluscv.org/contact .

 

 

 

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