Last night the Equal Justice Society hosted a wildly successful 20th anniversary gala online with nearly 200 participants via a YouTube livestream with 1,000 playbacks.
EJS mourns the loss of Justice Ginsburg, a trailblazer, breaker of glass ceilings, legal icon, and SHEro. We express our condolences to the Ginsburg family and her loved ones on her passing and vow to honor her last wish that her vacant seat be filled by the next President. We must not allow this vacancy … Continue reading RBG: “Mourn and Organize”
The study, “Racial Disparities in the Massachusetts Criminal System” (pdf) unearthed a number of factors that contribute to these significant disparities.
Pauline is a Black mother who’s lived here since age 2. Last fall, she went to ICDC’s gynecologist thinking she would have a routine surgical procedure. She woke up involuntarily sterilized. Instead of investigating, @ICEgov plans to deport her tomorrow. Act now!
The Equal Justice Society calls for deep transformative change to our public safety system. It is imperative that the current national reckoning on race in response to the brutal murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless other Black men and women at the hands of the police and White assailants results in real change. The … Continue reading EJS Supports Transforming Public Safety, Urges Gov. Newsom to Sign AB 2054 and Other Bills
EJS 20th Anniversary CelebrationThursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. RSVP You're invited to join us in a virtual gala to celebrate the Equal Justice Society's 20th anniversary on September 17 at 6:00 p.m. Pacific. Our program will include the world premiere of a new film titled "Harriet Tubman: Through the Eyes of Children," with music composed by … Continue reading EJS 20th Anniversary Virtual Celebration – Thursday, September 17
The ACLU of Georgia on Sept. 1 released a report by the Palast Investigative Fund titled Georgia Voter Roll Purge Errors that concluded the State had likely removed in 2019 the voter registrations of nearly 200,000 Georgia citizens on the grounds that they had moved from the address on their voter registration application. However, none of these citizens had … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #141: Shocking Study of Georgia State Republicans’ Years-Long Voter Disenfranchisement Scheme
EJS has been fighting for what would become Proposition 16 for almost two decades. In 2005, we helped lead one of the first efforts to consider repealing Proposition 209 through a statewide coalition of civil rights advocates, community organizations, research centers, academics, scholars and students assessing the impact of Proposition 209 on individuals, society, and … Continue reading EJS and Proposition 16—The Repeal of Prop. 209