#EJS20: Reflecting on 2005 and Early Work on Repealing Prop. 209

2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society. Every week leading up to our 20th anniversary celebration on September 17, we will highlight one year in our history. This week we remember 2005, and our early work on repealing Proposition 209. In 2005, the Equal Justice Society engaged in fierce efforts to protect the federal … Continue reading #EJS20: Reflecting on 2005 and Early Work on Repealing Prop. 209

EJS President Eva Paterson on Golden State Warriors Town Hall

https://videopress.com/v/n2nrUYIE?preloadContent=metadata Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson was invited by the Golden State Warriors organization to speak at their May 28, 2020, internal town hall about the murder of George Floyd. The video event was hosted by Warriors President and COO Rick Welts. EJS would like to thank Randy Lim of the Warriors organization for … Continue reading EJS President Eva Paterson on Golden State Warriors Town Hall

EJS Joins Demand that Police Officers Who Killed George Floyd be Charged with Murder

The Equal Justice Society joins demands from the Floyd family, Color and Change, and others that the police officers who killed George Floyd be charged with murder and that all the benefits accrued to them be stripped. Officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. There are still three other officers, … Continue reading EJS Joins Demand that Police Officers Who Killed George Floyd be Charged with Murder

EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2004, The Arts, and Marcus Shelby

Marcus Shelby performing at an Equal Justice Society annual gala. 2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society. Every week leading up to our 20th anniversary celebration on September 17, we will highlight one year in our history. This week we remember 2004, the arts, and Marcus Shelby. In 2004, the Equal Justice Society … Continue reading EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2004, The Arts, and Marcus Shelby

This Week in White Supremacy #125: Navajo Nation faces ‘Enormous Devastation’ from Coronavirus, says former Gov. Richardson​​​

Even as some states begin the process of reopening their economies, Native American tribes are dealing with disproportionate challenges during the pandemic. The Navajo Nation, in particular, has suffered greatly. Richardson described "enormous devastation" from the coronavirus, and said that the extraordinary difficulties stem from being overlooked by state and federal government, the lack of … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #125: Navajo Nation faces ‘Enormous Devastation’ from Coronavirus, says former Gov. Richardson​​​

EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2003, Susan Serrano, Anthony Solana, Jr.

Photos by Shu-Jon Mao 2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society. Every week leading up to our 20th anniversary celebration on September 17, we will highlight one year in our history. This week we remember 2003, former Research Director Susan Serrano, and former board chair Anthony Solana, Jr. In 2003, the Equal Justice … Continue reading EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2003, Susan Serrano, Anthony Solana, Jr.