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For more information, please see the ACLU of Wisconsin Web site.

ACLU of Wisconsin

Address: 207 E Buffalo St. #325, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Transportation:

By car: Head East on W Wisconsin Ave toward downtown, turn right onto Water Street, turn left onto E Buffalo Street (on the corner of Water and Buffalo).

By bus: There are many different bus routes that get you within walking distance of the office, including the #23, #30, #12

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night. In the past most students have served at the organization Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Description of Agency/Activities: The ACLU of Wisconsin seeks to defend and promote the civil liberties and rights of all Wisconsin residents in a nonpartisan manner. It is the state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the nation’s premier defender of civil liberties since 1920.  The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

Student Role at Agency:

Youth Program Intern: Service Learners will be working with high school students in our student alliances working on art projects and doing event planning work for the annual Youth Social Justice Forum that takes place on November 14th. Educate and develop young people, students, and the greater public to be informed advocates and defenders of civil liberties and social justice.

Legal Intake Intern: Under the supervision of the Legal Director, the Intake Intern assists with the efficient handling of legal inquiries from members of the public, maintaining the Legal Department database, and providing occasional support to staff attorneys and cooperating pro bono counsel. Perfect for someone considering law school. Students must be self-directed, largely reading requests for help from individuals for legal help, issue spotting and tracking, sending response letters.

Commitment/Requirements:

 


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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