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ACLU National Advocacy Institute’s High School Program

In-person
Timetable
Summer
Cost
Compensation
$1500-$2999, $500-$1499
Application Deadline
April, May
Duration
One Week
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The ACLU National Advocacy Institute’s High School Program will convene in Washington, D.C. for an in-person gathering of high school students (ages 15-18) from across the United States to participate in a week-long learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates.

The ACLU Southern Collective Advocacy Institute will convene in Atlanta, GA and travel to Montgomery, AL for a gathering of high school students (ages 15-18) from across the south to participate in a week-long learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates, focused on local issues.

The ACLU Colleges & Communities Advocacy Institute will convene in New York City at NYU Law Center for a gathering of high school graduates (ages 18-24) from across the United States to participate in a long-weekend learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates, focused on early career development.

Location(s)

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Montgomery, AL
  • New York City

Schedule

  • Washington, D.C.
    • June 30-July 6
  • Atlanta, GA
    • July 9 - July 14
  • Montgomery, AL
    • July 9 - July 14
  • New York City
    • July 21 - July 24

Cost/Compensation

  • Washington, D.C.
    • $2,700
  • Atlanta, GA & Montgomery, AL
    • $2,000
  • New York City, NY
    • $600

Eligibility Requirements

  • Washington, D.C. is for high-school students ages 15-18.
  • Atlanta, GA & Mongtomery, AL is for high-school students ages 15-18 that reside in AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV.
  • New York City is for high-school graduates ages 18-24.

Deadline

  • Early Decision: Mid April
  • Regular Decision: Mid May

Application or Entry Requirements

  • Submit a completed online application
  • Submit letter of recommendation

Notifications of Decisions

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1920 and dedicated to defending and preserving individual rights and liberties enshrined in the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. With a long history of advocacy and litigation, the ACLU works to protect civil liberties across a wide spectrum of issues, including freedom of speech, religious freedom, LGBTQ+ rights, reproductive rights, and criminal justice reform. Through its legal actions, lobbying efforts, and public education campaigns, the ACLU has played a pivotal role in landmark cases and legislative changes that protect civil rights. 

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Social Justice/Activism, STEM
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Summer
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High School, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Undergraduate
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