EJS Receives Grants from The California Endowment and Maja Kristin Fund

EJS President Eva Paterson describes the links between disproportionate school discipline and implicit bias in her remarks at a July 26, 2017, press conference announcing a landmark settlement with the Kern High School District on behalf of Black and Latino students. The Equal Justice Society recently received a $25,000 grant from The California Endowment and a […]
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Kern Latino and African American Students Achieve Victory in Landmark Settlement with Kern High School District

Latino and Black students enrolled in the Kern High School District, together with their parents and community activist organizations Dolores Huerta Foundation, National Brotherhood Association, and Faith in Kern, obtained a historic settlement in their challenge to discriminatory practices. The plaintiffs were represented by a coalition of civil rights lawyers, including California Rural Legal Assistance, […]
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EJS Receives $50,000 Grant from The San Francisco Foundation

As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing racial and economic equity in the San Francisco Bay Area, The San Francisco Foundation announced on July 12, 2017, grants totaling $11.5 million to 140 local organizations. This is the largest combined grant announcement in the foundation’s history.  A complete list of the 2017 equity grants can […]
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Introducing the National Implicit Bias Network

The Equal Justice Society has been working with social scientists, lawyers, and activists to build a national network focused on advancing the understanding of implicit bias, racial anxiety, stereotype threat, and other mind science phenomena since our inception in 2000. Since 2016, we have been focusing on creating the National Implicit Bias Network. We started […]
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Resilience of Racism Conference

The Resilience of Racism Conference, hosted by the Equal Justice Society, will explore mind science concepts such as implicit bias and racial anxiety to help us understand and ameliorate racism in all its manifestations. Advanced registration for the conference is closed, but we will be accepting walk-in registrations. Conference fee is $150 for nonprofit/public interest […]
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