Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

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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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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The Challenges We Still Face on the 63rd Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Sixty-three years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education – one of the most important decisions ever handed down by the United States Supreme Court – ending (we thought) the tyranny of “separate but equal” policies in America.

Eva Paterson Joins Legal Advisory Board of Impeachment Campaign

Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson has joined the Legal Advisory Board of the Campaign to Impeach Donald Trump Now, a growing national movement for an impeachment investigation of President Trump. The campaign, launched on Inauguration Day and led by two public interest organizations, Free Speech For People and RootsAction.org, is calling on Congress to start […]
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Vanita Gupta to be New President and CEO of The Leadership Conference

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights announced today that it and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, had selected civil rights litigator and advocate Vanita Gupta to assume the leadership of both organizations. (The Equal Justice Society is a proud member of The Leadership Conference.) Gupta will hold the titles of president and […]
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