California Latinas for Reproductive Justice

Mission: 

California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) is a statewide organization committed to honoring the experiences of Latinas to uphold our dignity, our bodies, sexuality, and families. We build Latinas’ power and cultivate leadership through community education, policy advocacy, and community-informed research to achieve reproductive justice.

Category: 

  • Reproductive Rights/Justice
  • Women of Color

Internship description: 

The intern will work closely with one of the program directors in an area of the intern's choice/interest, including policy advocacy, communications, research and/or community education. Depending on the area of interest the Intern will take a lead in planning community events and presentations; assist in conducting background research and/or co-author publications (fact sheet, report, policy brief); take a lead in a communications campaign via our social media outlets, or help to develop CLRJ's civic engagement activities.

Internship skills needed: 

The intern should have the knowledge base and/or experience of working within a social justice and/or reproductive justice framework. Although we are a Latina-centered organization we welcome all interns to apply.

  • Strong writing, research, and communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online social networking media
  • Comfortable communicating with a diverse set of audiences from policymakers and administrative offices to community-based organizations, through a variety of means, from in-person to phone conversations
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter and positive attitude necessary
  • Spanish language proficiency (oral and written), preferred
  • Enthusiasm for research and social change

Languages required: 

Spanish preferred

Location: 

  • Los Angeles, CA

How to find us: 

Los Angeles, California (Slight possibility that an intern interested in policy may be located in Sacramento). CLRJ's main office is located in the Little Tokyo area of downtown which is accessible via bus, MetroLink, and the local Metro trains.

Work hours: 

M-F, 9 am - 5 pm with occasional evening and weekend hours/activities

Dress code: 

Casual

Office building accessibility: 

Accessible

How many people work at the organization: 

9

Are there other interns at the organization during the summer: 

Possibly

Internship dates: 

Flexible