Eva Paterson on PBS NewsHour Discussing Reparations, 2020 Election

The April 12, 2019, PBS NewHour featured a segment by Yamiche Alcindor with EJS President Eva Paterson on reparations and the 2020 presidential election. Share your thoughts on the segment on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram!

Testimony by EJS President Eva Paterson at the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy

NOTE: The video above is the full hearing. You can view a clip of Eva’s opening statement here. Testimony on April 9, 2019, by EJS President Eva Paterson at the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy: Good morning, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Collins. It is a great honor to […]
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Call for Artwork: Remembering 1619

The Equal Justice Society is accepting submissions of artwork to be considered for a one-night exhibition as part of an artistic performance at the San Francisco Jazz Center on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The artistic performance is part of Remembering 1619, a series of events and activities hosted by […]
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May 1: The Quest for Diversity in the San Francisco Fire Department

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson will be one of the speakers at a special event on May 1 discussing the landmark lawsuit in the 1980s that led to the desegregation of the San Francisco Fire Department. The San Francisco Fire Department hired no black firefighters before 1955, allowed no women to apply before 1976, […]
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Please Support: Implicit Bias Bills Introduced by Calif. Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove

UPDATE For the last few months, we have been working with Assemblymember Kamlager-Dove’s office to develop three bills that at least begin to address the pervasive impact of implicit bias in policing, healthcare and the courts. The bills will be heard in their respective policy committees on Tuesday (April 23) and we are reaching out […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #74 | ‘Racism isn’t just a feeling; it’s force embedded into the structures & institutions of America’

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson will testify at the hearing on Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism this Tuesday, April 9, at 10:00 a.m. ET before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary.

Eva Paterson at the Appellate Judicial Attorney Institute​​​

EJS President Eva Paterson delivered a presentation today on “Implicit Bias in the Time of the Resurgence of White Supremacy​” at the Appellate Judicial Attorney Institute​​ organized by the Judicial Council of California’s Center for Judicial Education and Research. The institute provides updates on substantive law and procedure, as well as a forum for refining skills and sharing innovative […]
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Welcome to Mona Tawatao, Our New Legal Director!

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson in February announced that Mona Tawatao would be joining us as EJS’s new Legal Director. This is her first week and we hope you’ll join us in welcoming her! “Mona has been part of our EJS family for almost a decade as a board member and played a critical […]
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