NYCLU 2019-2020 Campus Organizing Program

NYCLU's Campus Organizing Program is an exciting college program that engages New York youth as student organizers on civil rights and civil liberties. Campus organizers work on a range of social justice issues including, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, immigrants' rights, freedom of speech and religion - and more! Being a NYCLU campus organizer is a great opportunity for young people interested in law, social justice issues and community organizing. 

To Apply

  • Be currently enrolled in a college, university or trade school
  • Be available to meet at least once a month with a NYCLU staff member and other campus organizers
  • Be interested in protecting the rights of youth and social justice
  • Be committed to working with other students to promote justice
  • Be willing and able to discuss controversial issues respectfully
  • Be committed to meeting and presenting workshops at your local school
  • Be interested in current events and how they impact New Yorkers

Note: Students of all backgrounds are eligible for the program, regardless of immigration status.

What Will I Get Out of Participating?:

  • Opportunities to plan and participate in workshops and other educational or advocacy projects
  • Leadership, public speaking and community organizing skills
  • Knowledge about the law and how it affects New Yorkers
  • Meeting organizers and activists from all over NY
  • Valuable experience organizing for social change
  • Become a member of the NYCLU family, meeting and working with professionals on social justice issues

Complete the form below by Friday, September 27th, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Jake Martinez at 212-607-3387 or

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OPTIONAL: Demographic Information
Optional Demographic Data (Disclaimer): The NYCLU values diversity and inclusion as a critical organizational priority and we encourage all students to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, or disability. The following demographics questions help us better understand our programs to ensure we are serving a diverse pool of individuals. They are entirely optional and play no part in the selection process. We are committed to making every effort to accommodate applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you need assistance in the application process by contacting: