The Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps (RRASC) is a 10-week paid summer internship program sponsored by the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program at Hampshire College. Undergraduate students intern at reproductive rights and social justice organizations around the country. Organizations work on a wide array of issues from reproductive health, economic justice, immigrant rights, rights of indigenous peoples, LGBTQ rights, human rights, intimate partner abuse, and mass incarceration.
Participating organizations include: A Better Balance, Advocates for Youth, Aid to Inmate Mothers, American Friends Service Committee, Birthmark Doula Collective, Boston Doula Project, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, Class Action, COLAGE, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, Grow Food Northampton, HealthRight International, Ibis Reproductive Health, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, Justice Now, Law Students for Reproductive Justice, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, MotherWoman, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, National Domestic Workers Alliance, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, National Network of Abortion Funds, Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center, ParkMed, Physicians for Reproductive Health, Political Research Associates, Pride Center of Vermont (formerly RU12?), Prison Birth Project, Project South, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, Safe Passage , SisterSong, SPARK Reproductive Justice Now, Stonewall Youth, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Tewa Women United, The Audre Lorde Project, The Care Center, The Doula Project, Women With a Vision, and Young People For
Locations include: New York, NY, Boston, MA, Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, New Orleans, LA, Montgomery, AL, San Francisco/Oakland, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, Espanola, NM, Lake Andes, SD, Olympia, WA, Amherst, MA, Burlington, VT
Internship stipend is $3300.
- Must currently be an undergraduate student at a US college/university
- Must not be graduating in Spring/Summer 2015
- Must be able to attend the CLPP Conference in Amherst, MA, April 10-12, 2015 (CLPP will cover all travel costs for students who live outside of Western Massachusetts)
More information and an application are available at:http://clpp.hampshire.edu/internship
Application deadline: January 15, 2015.
A flier to print out is available here: http://clpp.hampshire.edu/sites/default/files/content_files/flyerRRASC.pdf