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At the Southern Poverty Law Center, we stand up for the most vulnerable people in society. Those who have no other champion. We need a diverse and passionate team to make this happen.
Together we’re exposing hate and injustice, fighting discrimination, and educating for a diverse democracy.
Join us and do the most important work of your career.
We wear a lot of hats. We are lawyers, advocates and educators. We believe everyone has something important to contribute. Respecting individual differences is an integral part of our culture, and we endeavor to make our differences work for us to achieve our mission. At the Southern Poverty Law Center, we foster a culture of creativity, teamwork, and equality.
We’re passionate about the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity. We work together as respected colleagues, recognizing that each of us, in every role, contributes to SPLC’s impact.
We value creativity. It helps us see problems in different ways and construct new solutions. We continually strive to improve our programs and internal processes.
We’re willing to take unpopular positions and tackle the tough problems. We persevere and don’t back down in the face of threats.
We’re skillful individuals who bring our best selves to our work. We take responsibility for our actions and challenge ourselves, and each other, to excel.
Our Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative (SIFI) teams are working every day to provide high-quality, holistic pro-bono legal representation to immigrants detained in the southeastern United States. This team endeavors to win every meritorious deportation defense and custody case arising out of Trump-era immigration enforcement actions by ensuring that skilled attorneys are available to protect detained immigrants’ due process rights.