The Racial Justice Institute is a groundbreaking national leadership program, grounded in a commitment to race-equity as an integral and essential part of anti-poverty advocacy. Following seven months of intensive training, Racial Justice Institute fellows join a network of nearly 350 advocates working on race equity issues across the country.
The Racial Justice Institute assists civil legal aid and public interest lawyers and advocates in developing or fine-tuning their capacities to engage in racial justice advocacy within their daily practices, organizations, and communities. Applications are invited from racial equity teams that include at least one legal aid or other public interest lawyer serving low-income people or communities of color. Download our application brochure to learn more about the program.
Don’t delay! The application deadline for this year’s program is February 28, 2022. Apply today.
Want to know more? Sign up to attend our free Open House on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 2:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Central/11:00 am Pacific. Hear from past Racial Justice Institute Fellows about how the program transformed their work, and learn more about the application process and program structure. Register here.
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