Lisa Holder Named New President of the Equal Justice Society

The Equal Justice Society board of directors has appointed Lisa Holder as the organization’s new President, succeeding Eva Paterson who co-founded EJS in 2000 and served as its President for 22 years. Eva retires on August 31. Lisa starts as President on September 1. Since 2016, she has been part of EJS’s legal team asContinue reading “Lisa Holder Named New President of the Equal Justice Society”

California ChangeLawyers, Equal Justice Society, Wilson Sonsini File Amicus Brief in Support of College Admissions Policies That Foster Diversity

California ChangeLawyers, Equal Justice Society, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States in Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard. Endorsed by 22 other organizations, the brief asks the Court to uphold more than four decades of precedent allowing the consideration of race asContinue reading “California ChangeLawyers, Equal Justice Society, Wilson Sonsini File Amicus Brief in Support of College Admissions Policies That Foster Diversity”

EJS Co-presents Implicit Bias Training on July 6, and Intent Standard Brown Bag on July 20

Not in My House: Identifying and Challenging Implicit BiasWednesday, July 6, Noon to 1:00 p.m. PacificPart of the Impact Fund’s 2022 Online Summer Training SeriesCo-hosted with the Equal Justice SocietyRegister: https://bit.ly/3OHVd30  Presented by:Mona Tawatao, Legal Director, Equal Justice SocietyLindsay Nako, Director of Litigation & Training, Impact Fund Qualifies for one hour of California MCLE elimination ofContinue reading “EJS Co-presents Implicit Bias Training on July 6, and Intent Standard Brown Bag on July 20”