People United for Economic Justice Building Leader
Region: Santa Barbara county Service Area(s): Health/Family, Immigration, Labor, Legal/Public Policy/Civil Rights
114 E. Haley St. Suite E • Santa Barbara, CA. 93101

Contact: Belen Seara (
Telephone: 805-882-2484 • Fax: (805)-963-4799

-Duration for summer internship depends on student's academic schedule

3 Areas for internships

1) Organizing: tenants rights,
immigration rights, transportation
Justice for Tenants Campaign
-conduct research on local ordinances
-train facilitators on workshops

Intern to research housing issues
-10 hrs/week for the school year
-flexible travel; work from home
-weekly meeting

2) Communication: website updating

3) Fundraising: introduction to what it
means to fundraise, mailings, annual

-Contact Belen Seara to attend 1 hour orientation before applying
-After orientation, choose area and type of internship you want and send in resume and references to Belen Seara
-Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
-Must have a commitment to social justice and equity
-If applying for website internship, must have good writing and technical skills

Deadlines: year round

Description/Mission statement:
PUEBLO is a 501(c)4 non-profit economic and environmental justice organization dedicated to building the political power and leadership of low-income residents throughout Santa Barbara County.

PUEBLO primarily organizes around the following issues: living wage, public transportation, affordable housing, health care, immigrant rights, and child care. PUEBLO has neighborhood chapters in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Carpinteria, and Goleta.

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