Author Archives: Melissa Male

Thank You for Making #EJS17 a Success!

Thank you for making our 17th anniversary gala a success! Special thanks to our sponsors and donors whose generosity, leadership, and solidarity helped make our event possible: Our appreciation to the following individuals and companies: Sharon Bell Robert Demmons Kelly Dermody Karen Francois Raymundo Jacquez Gyöngy Laky Tom Layton Naliyah Martinez-Truso Cheryl Stevens Sheila Warren […]
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Meet the New EJS Team Members

EJS’ dynamic and talented team has recently grown a little larger.  We would like to introduce you to the phenomenal four additions to our office: Estela Lopez Gilliam – Coalitions Manager: Estela will be responsible for facilitating the 600-member Good Ally Collaborative and developing the Collaborative’s leadership and coalition planning. She will also assist EJS in realigning […]
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This Week: EJS Celebrates 17 Years at ‘Art + Youth’ Gala on Sept. 27!

  The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an “Art + Youth” gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement. The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay […]
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KHSD Community Meeting in Bakersfield: A Positive Step Forward

  Last week, over 60 Kern High School District (KHSD) parents and students (as well as several KHSD administrators) gathered in Bakersfield for a community meeting to learn about next steps in the wake of a landmark settlement reached this summer with KHSD as a result of school discipline policies that disproportionately impact students of […]
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