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.
The Senate Democratic caucus is united against allowing a Supreme Court nominee to go forward before inauguration, meaning that this is a fight we can absolutely win. There are a handful of Republicans who have publicly stated their discomfort with a nomination this close to the election. The next president must nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s … Continue reading What You Can Do to Protect #OurCourt and Honor RBG’s Legacy
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!
Chris Bridges of the Equal Justice Society will be among the experts testifying at a hearing on hate violence conducted by the California Fair Employment and Housing Council on Monday, September 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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