The Advocates mobilizes volunteers to address some of the most pressing issues of our time because we believe that everyone has the power to advance human rights. Volunteers engage in hands-on human rights work, helping The Advocates accomplish critical research and advocacy and transforming themselves into advocates for human rights.
Pro Bono Representation
Provide legal services to victims of human rights abuses.
Immigration Court Monitoring
Bring a public eye to immigration court proceedings.
WATCH Court Monitoring
Monitor court proceedings related to violence against women and girls.
Interpreting & Translating
Translate documents and help with in-person meetings and interviews.
Administrative & Event Support
Help in our downtown Minneapolis office and at events.
Help our LGBTQ+ clients develop their creative practice and cultivate a “chosen family.”
Read about the critical work of our volunteers.