Gov. Newsom Appoints Lisa Holder to Calif. Task Force on Reparations for Slavery

As the country continues to confront a history of racial injustice, deeply rooted in the legacy of slavery and systemic racism, today, Governor Gavin Newsom appointed five individuals, including EJS Of Counsel Lisa Holder, to serve on the newly formed Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The formation of this … Continue reading Gov. Newsom Appoints Lisa Holder to Calif. Task Force on Reparations for Slavery

Equal Justice Society Supports Eliminating the Filibuster

No matter what we look like or who we vote for, most of us believe that our elected leaders should represent our interests and enact our priorities. But for decades, a handful of extremist Senators have exploited the filibuster, a loophole to block legislation that the majority of Americans support like economic relief, raising the … Continue reading Equal Justice Society Supports Eliminating the Filibuster

Demand President Biden and Congress Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections

On April 1, 2021, the Government Accountability Project was joined by the Equal Justice Society and 263 other organizations in a letter to government leaders supporting accountability through strengthened whistleblower protections. The letter reflects broad stakeholder support consistent with last September’s Marist poll finding that 86% of likely voters favor stronger legal rights for whistleblowers. As the best sources … Continue reading Demand President Biden and Congress Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections