November 15, 2016

The Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps (RRASC) is a 10-week paid summer internship program sponsored by the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program at Hampshire College. Undergraduate students intern at reproductive rights and social justice organizations around the country. Organizations work on a wide array of issues from reproductive health, economic justice, immigrant rights, rights of indigenous peoples, LGBTQ rights, human rights, intimate partner abuse, and mass incarceration.
Participating internship organizations include: Advocates for Youth, Aid to Inmate Mothers, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Amnesty International, Backline, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, Center for Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), Family Equality Council, Gender Spectrum, Ibis Reproductive Health, If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, Justice Now, Kentucky Health Justice Network, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, Mabel Women’s Health Center, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, National Network of Abortion Funds, Planned Parenthood, Political Research Associates, Pride Center of Vermont, Prison Birth Project, Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty & Genocide, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, Safe Passage, Southerners on New Ground, SPARK Reproductive Justice Now, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Tewa Women United, the Doula Project, the Reproductive Health Access Project, Women With A Vision, Young People For.
Locations include: Albuquerque, NM, Atlanta, GA, Bangor, ME, Berkeley, CA, Boston, MA, Bloomington, IN, Burlington, VT, Chicago IL, Denver, CO, Holyoke, MA, Lake Andes, SD, Los Angeles, CA, Louisville, KY, Miami, FL, Montgomery, AL, New Orleans, LA, New York, NY, Oakland, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Washington DC.
Internship stipend is: $3500
Application deadline: January 15, 2017
Eligibility requirements:
-Must currently be an undergraduate student at a US college/university
-Must not be graduating in Spring/Summer 2017
-Must be able to attend the CLPP Conference in Amherst, MA, April 7-9, 2017 (CLPP will cover all travel costs for students who live outside of Western Massachusetts)
More information and an application are available at:
A flyer to print out is available here:
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Questions? [email protected]