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
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
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
This week we remember 2016, the final year of President Barack Obama, and the presidential election that saw the horrific rise of hate speech and vitriolic politics.
Newly released video of George Floyd's fatal interaction with Minneapolis police shows that medical personnel waited nearly three minutes to perform chest compressions in an attempt to revive the handcuffed man who had been pinned down on a Minneapolis street until he lost consciousness in May.
Ruling blocks two-tier discriminatory system and marks major step toward the elimination of standardized testing in college admissions Lisa Holder, Los Angeles-based civil rights attorney and Equal Justice Society, Of Counsel, representing the Plaintiffs said: "The Regents openly admitted that the SAT/ACT is a racist, classist test that steeps preferences on wealthy, white student applicants. Nevertheless, … Continue reading UC System No Longer Allowed to Consider SAT and ACT Scores in Admissions