Coalition Against Hate Launches Effort to Hold Accountable Purveyors of Hate Speech, Media Platforms

The Coalition Against Hate (http://www.breakhate.net) announced today an effort to #breakhate and bring civil discourse back to the public square by holding purveyors of hate speech accountable and working with media platforms to abandon hate speech as a profit model. The Equal Justice Society is a member of the newly-formed coalition, which includes 48 diverse […]
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EJS Among Civil Rights Groups Opposing Nomination of Sessions as Attorney General

The Equal Justice Society joined nearly 150 national civil rights and progressive groups in a joint announcement today opposing the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to lead the Justice Department. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which spearheaded the letter, and members of the coalition, delivered letters to every member of the Senate today and […]
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EJS Joins 120+ Organizations Urging Sanctuary Designation for All California K-12 Schools and Colleges

The Equal Justice Society proudly joins a call by more than 120 organizations urging that California leaders designate all of California’s K-12 schools and colleges as sanctuaries. While some K-12 districts and higher education institutions have already indicated they plan to take steps to protect undocumented immigrant students, the open letter offers specific recommendations for […]
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EJS Launches Guide to How to Talk with Kids about Hate Speech

EJS today launched TalkToKids.net – a web guide to helping adults and parents talk with children about the hate speech. In Maryland, an 8-year-old Muslim American child asked his father, “Is Trump going to kill us?  Will we have to leave the country?” On the other side of the country, an 8-year-old biracial girl in […]
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Equal Justice Society to Release Report on Implicit Bias, Mind Science, Anti-Immigrant Racism and Xenophobia

Research and report funded by Minami Tamaki Yamauchi Kwok & Lee Foundation On December 8, the Equal Justice Society will release a report on how implicit bias, racial anxiety, and misuse of stereotypes factor into anti-immigrant racism and xenophobia. Authored by Sara Campos and Katherine Spencer, the report details how implicit biases, stereotyping, and racial […]
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