California Defends Farmworker Protections at the U.S. Supreme Court

"EJS is concerned that a decision against the ALRB in this case would significantly impede the rights of agricultural workers in California and elsewhere, who are overwhelmingly Latino, to be educated about and organize around issues affecting their health, safety, and well-being," said EJS Legal Director Mona Tawatao. "The case also has implications for the ability of people who have been illegally discriminated against in other sectors of the work force or in their housing to organize and challenge such action."

Yes on Prop 16 Campaign Issues Statement on Projected Election Outcome

The following is a statement from the Yes on Proposition 16 campaign in reaction to the projected election outcome. “At the Opportunity for All/Yes on Prop 16 committee, we fought for every vote, and we value the imperative of every vote being counted. We owe that to our democracy here in California, and across the … Continue reading Yes on Prop 16 Campaign Issues Statement on Projected Election Outcome

Yes on Prop. 16 Campaign Makes Final Appeal to Voters: Dismantle Systemic Racism, Support Equal Opportunity for All

The Yes on Proposition 16 campaign is making its closing argument to California voters with just two days until Election Day -- emphasizing the contrast between the campaign’s vision and that of the opposition. As polls show surging support for the measure to repeal California’s ban on affirmative action, the campaign launched a positive and … Continue reading Yes on Prop. 16 Campaign Makes Final Appeal to Voters: Dismantle Systemic Racism, Support Equal Opportunity for All