Thank You for Making #EJS17 a Success!

Thank you for making our 17th anniversary gala a success! Special thanks to our sponsors and donors whose generosity, leadership, and solidarity helped make our event possible: Our appreciation to the following individuals and companies: Sharon Bell Robert Demmons Kelly Dermody Karen Francois Raymundo Jacquez Gyöngy Laky Tom Layton Naliyah Martinez-Truso Cheryl Stevens Sheila Warren […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 4

Greetings, Between the EJS 17th annual Gala, Puerto Rico, DACA betrayal, and kneeling football players, it has been hard to keep track of the madness. Here goes. 1.    Immigration raids in sweep of sanctuary cities. 2.    Racial slurs are painted on the walls of buildings in the Air Force Academy. 3.    Flint, Michigan – State […]
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Meet the New EJS Team Members

EJS’ dynamic and talented team has recently grown a little larger.  We would like to introduce you to the phenomenal four additions to our office: Estela Lopez Gilliam – Coalitions Manager: Estela will be responsible for facilitating the 600-member Good Ally Collaborative and developing the Collaborative’s leadership and coalition planning. She will also assist EJS in realigning […]
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This Week: EJS Celebrates 17 Years at ‘Art + Youth’ Gala on Sept. 27!

  The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an “Art + Youth” gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement. The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay […]
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KHSD Community Meeting in Bakersfield: A Positive Step Forward

  Last week, over 60 Kern High School District (KHSD) parents and students (as well as several KHSD administrators) gathered in Bakersfield for a community meeting to learn about next steps in the wake of a landmark settlement reached this summer with KHSD as a result of school discipline policies that disproportionately impact students of […]
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