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.
Senior Attorney, Impact Litigation Unit
The Southern Center for Human Rights seeks a senior attorney to join our Impact Litigation Unit.
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.
We seek volunteers to assist with administrative tasks at our office and fundraising events.
Pro Bono Partnerships
SCHR offers opportunities large and small for law firms to partner in representing people impacted by the criminal legal system.