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Organization TypePublic Interest
ProfileFellowship The Fellow will address a wide variety of issues related to the intersection of LGBT discrimination and racism, sexism, and poverty that affects African-American LGBT communities, such as important LGBT and HIV legal issues considering disproportionate inequities and barriers and issues related to poverty, class and race. Will help develop legal resources focused on the challenges of living with HIV in LGBT African-American communities; and the challenges LGBTQ youth of color face in school, foster care, shelter and juvenile justice systems. Working with attorneys, will identify and connect with key African-American leaders and organizations to serve African-American LGBT communities.
Qualification and Experience
REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated interest in working with LGBT and HIV issues affecting African American communities. First-hand understanding of issues affecting communities of color.
Term: 1 year
Send resume, writing sample, and letter of interest indicating the office location(s) of interest; a description of experience working in African-American communities; a description of interest in addressing LGBT and HIV issues in African-American communities; and particular areas or legal issues of interest relating to the position.