The Southern Center for Human Rights is actively engaged in sustaining a healthy, supportive, and productive organizational culture.
We believe in our power to effect change.
We choose this work in hope and optimism.
We speak up and speak out.
We advocate for people who are silenced and ignored.
We challenge historic, shameful norms.
We actively confront the remnants of slavery in the South and agitate for systemic change.
We grow, empower and learn from coalitions of committed change-makers.
We trust and uplift expertise.
We shift perception.
We unearth raw truths and weave them into compelling narratives to overcome
prejudice and apathy.
Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
The Southern Center for Human Rights is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that embraces staff, interns, volunteers, and clients of all races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities and sexual orientations.
The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) is seeking to hire an experienced Development Director to help us deepen our impact and transform the criminal legal system. The Development Director will play a critical role in advancing SCHR’s mission.
The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) invites applications for an Investigator to join its Impact Litigation Unit (ILU).
Justice Reform Partnership Strategist
The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) invites applications for a Justice Reform Partnership (JRP) Strategist to join its Public Policy Unit (PPU).
Movement Policy Counsel
The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) invites applications for a Movement Policy Counsel to join its Public Policy Unit (PPU).
Special Project Intern: Faith Engagement & Policy
The Special Project Intern will offer support to the National Policy Strategist in the development and formation of the Faith Leaders of Color Coalition project.
Human Rights Internship/Externship Programs
SCHR’s Human Rights Internships provide undergraduate, graduate and law students with hands-on training in all areas of capital and civil rights litigation and advocacy.