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Our Values

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.

Current Opportunities

There are no current staff positions open. Please check back for future postings.

Current Opportunities

  • Human Rights Internship  

    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.

  • Human Rights Externship  

    SCHR’s Full-Time Externship Program allows law students to join SCHR’s staff, full-time for one semester.

  • Public Interest Fellowships  

    The Southern Center for Human Rights seeks candidates to partner with our office in applying for fellowship funding.


Current Opportunities