Constance Baker Motley Civil Rights Fellowship Applications for
Due December 16, 2008
a PDF of this position announcement
accepting applications for its 2009-2010 Constance Baker Motley
Fellowship, named after the first African-American woman to serve
on the federal bench. Applicants for the one-year paid fellowship
should be recent law school graduates with zero to five years of
work experience after law school. The application deadline is December
Justice Society ("EJS") is a national strategy group heightening
conscious on race in the law and popular discourse. Using strategies
including law, public policy, communications, convenings and the
arts, EJS seeks to restore race equity issues to the national consciousness,
build effective progressive alliances and create a discourse on
the positive role of government. Our more than 4,000 supporters
throughout the country include advocates, attorneys, jurists, scholars,
social scientists and communicators.
is also accepting applications for various Spring and Summer
2009 Internships. Law, public policy, social science and other
graduate students are encouraged to apply. Interns and clerks
participate in developing projects that address civil rights
and liberties, race consciousness in law and policy, judicial
nominations, and the role of government through advocacy, policy
initiatives, coalitions, media and public education The application
deadline for Spring 2009 is January 6, 2009 and Summer 2009
is March 14, 2009. Download
1, 2009 - September 30, 2010 (flexible)
annual salary, including benefits
16, 2008 (Application must be received in our office, not
postmarked, by the date listed to be considered.)
be considered for the Constance Baker Motley Civil Rights
Fellowship, please send a COVER LETTER, RESUME, list of FOUR
REFERENCES, and a WRITING SAMPLE (on a racial/social justice
(Please write Motley Fellowship Application in
the subject line.)
220 Sansome Street, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
use either email or postal mail for applications, not
must be received in the office by the date listed above.
should be recent law school graduates with 0-5 years of work
experience after law school. Bar passage is not required.
Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria
commitment to racial and social justice.
interest in civil rights law and policy.
research and oral /written communication skills.