Issue 3: Voter Empowerment and Education Newsletter

Trump Demands 'These Votes Must Not Count' After Polling Place Opens in Black Community in Lancaster, Calif. https://bit.ly/2zNrPaw Here's the election and voter protection news that has been front and center for us: COVID-19 Silenced Voters of Color in Wisconsin - The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights https://bit.ly/3g3PPqeJared Kushner Non-Committal When Asked if … Continue reading Issue 3: Voter Empowerment and Education Newsletter

Affirmative Action – Part of the Strategy for Dismantling Structural Racism?

Last week, we asked for your opinions regarding the impact of Affirmative Action policies on structural racism. Your perspectives enriched our understanding of these issues and we wanted to share some of our favorites below. I am a child of Affirmative Action. My inner city school did not send students to Northwestern. I was blessed … Continue reading Affirmative Action – Part of the Strategy for Dismantling Structural Racism?

Voter Empowerment and Education Newsletter

After hosting our Voter Protection and Mobilization Summit at the beginning of this month, EJS is proud to continue the conversation with a curated bi-monthly newsletter. Here's the election and voter protection news that has been front and center for us: WI 2020 Primary Election | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund https://bit.ly/3emTazZWertheimer's Political Report: … Continue reading Voter Empowerment and Education Newsletter

Fighting Voter Suppression: Video from Our Voter Mobilization & Protection Summit

https://www.facebook.com/5925914623/videos/217047406026679/ The Equal Justice Society would like to express our appreciation to the co-sponsors, presenters, and participants who made last Saturday's Voter Mobilization & Protection Summit possible! We had nearly 800 unique viewers of the summit, which was held online and livestreamed on Facebook. Watch the video above. It's also available on https://votersummit.org. Thank you to … Continue reading Fighting Voter Suppression: Video from Our Voter Mobilization & Protection Summit

Border officers to team up with ICE in sanctuary city operation this weekend

As we gear up for a long weekend, across the nation specially trained border officials are being deployed alongside ICE agents to a handful of sanctuary cities to help carry out an immigrant arrest operation. Why it matters: The administration has made several efforts over the past few weeks to crack down on states and cities … Continue reading Border officers to team up with ICE in sanctuary city operation this weekend

EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities

Know Your Rights: If you are a parent of a child with a disability within the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and are experiencing similar concerns mentioned in this lawsuit, please contact the Disability Rights California confidential intake line at 1-800-776-5746, available 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Nov. 4 Community Meeting on … Continue reading EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities

This Week in White Supremacy #94: FBI Tracking Border Protest Groups as Extremist Organizations

Document reveals the FBI is tracking border protest groups as extremist organizations https://yhoo.it/311cBHI David Steven Bell Convicted of Assaulting an 11-Year-Old Black Child, Sentenced to Racial Justice Worshop http://bit.ly/2ZIGmQ8 Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Shock a Beachfront Oasis - The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2ZN81PG 'Because of Our Christian Race…' Mississippi Venue Won't Do Gay or Mixed … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #94: FBI Tracking Border Protest Groups as Extremist Organizations