Public Rights Project

Public Rights Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating the gap between the values expressed in our laws and the lived reality of our most vulnerable communities. We empower state, local, and tribal governments to protect the core rights and freedoms that define us as Americans by providing them with talent and resources to more proactively enforce their residents’ legal rights.

$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
Public Rights Project Multiple
Apr 23, 2021
2021 Public Rights Project Fellowship State and Local Government Impact Litigation THE PUBLIC RIGHTS PROJECT FELLOWSHIP Public Rights Project helps talented attorneys find pathways into rewarding public service careers. We place skilled, public interest-minded fellows into state or local government law offices -- City Attorneys, District Attorneys, or Attorneys General -- for two years. Fellows have the opportunity to work on a range of civil rights, economic justice, and environmental justice issues that directly impact vulnerable populations locally and across the country. Fellows will work collaboratively alongside colleagues in their government offices on affirmative litigation, coalition building and community engagement, policy initiatives, and other enforcement projects developed with their placement offices. They will help build out new cases and generate new ideas for their office to expand public rights enforcement. COMMITMENT TO...