Demos Fellowships in Criminal Justice and Democracy Reform 8/30/02

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Demos: A Network for Ideas & Action is seeking fellowship applicants on criminal justice and democracy reform for innovative national, regional or local work addressing the corrosive impact of criminal justice policies on the American democracy. A variety of approaches may be applied, including academic research, policy analysis, community advocacy and organizing, and journalistic muckraking. Candidates should be able to link harsh sentencing laws and other such policies to voter eligibility, redistricting and other important democracy issues.

Resumes must be submitted by September 3rd, and should be accompanied by a one page description of how your organizing, academic or other professional experience makes you an outstanding candidate. Applicants must be available to start either Spring or Summer 2003. Demos will respond to applicants that have a bachelor's degree and at least a two-year history in domestic democracy and/or criminal justice work. Applications from former prisoners are welcomed.

E-mail your resume and description to [email protected]. Visit http://www.demos-usa.org for more information about Demos.

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