EJS Joins Civil Rights Solidarity Statement on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

In the aftermath of last week’s massacre in Atlanta where eight people were murdered, including six women of Asian descent, 207 civil and human rights organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, released the following statement: “White supremacist violence against communities of color continues to escalate, especially in recent years. The deadly shootings in the Atlanta … Continue reading EJS Joins Civil Rights Solidarity Statement on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Alexandra Santa Ana Joins EJS as Staff Attorney

The Equal Justice Society is excited to announce that Alexandra J. Santa Ana will join us as Staff Attorney starting on March 15. Alex was most recently Youth Justice Staff Attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid, where she provided direct legal representation to young people involved in the dependency and delinquency systems or experiencing homelessness. … Continue reading Alexandra Santa Ana Joins EJS as Staff Attorney

$50,000 Donation from Henry L. Hecht to Support New EJS Staff Attorney Position

Professor Henry L. Hecht is donating $50,000 through The Henry L. Hecht Family Fund to help fund a new Staff Attorney position at the Equal Justice Society. Prof. Hecht is the Herma Hill Kay Lecturer in Residence at Berkeley Law. He has provided significant support for several of EJS’s implicit bias conferences, numerous annual galas, … Continue reading $50,000 Donation from Henry L. Hecht to Support New EJS Staff Attorney Position