Advocacy Internship

Develop your community organizing skills, advocate for social justice and become a community leader!

Voting rights and civic engagement are core components of racial justice work. As an Advocacy Intern you will work to support full access and engagement for womxn and girls of color in our communities, and will develop and lead advocacy initiatives to advance gender, racial, and economic justice!


  • Bill research and presentations
  • Civic engagement and allyship training
  • Develop and lead advocacy initiatives to further YWCA’s legislative priorities
  • Lobby and meet with state representatives


Interns will learn about the legislative process, and will develop and lead advocacy efforts to advance  racial, gender, and economic justice. This internship is aimed to provide you with the tools you need to increase civic engagement and build collective power in your community.


*“Girls” refers to gender expansive youth (cis girls, trans girls, non-binary youth, gender non-conforming youth, gender queer youth and any girl-identified youth).


Open to all genders, and levels of experience. Interested candidates email or call 510.848.6370

Download Advocacy Application.