Author Archives: Melissa Male

Dr. Jason Okonofua on Practitioner/Expert Roundtable at the EJS Mind Science Conference, June 22-23

Our conference is less than three weeks away! Register today! Dr. Jason Okonofua will be part of the practitioner and expert roundtable at our upcoming mind science conference June 22-23 in Oakland. The roundtable participants will discuss explicit and implicit biases, grounding language, and interplay between mind science and white supremacy, what practical steps they’ve found […]
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Jocelyn Garibay on ‘Reducing Bias in Tech & Employment’ at the EJS Mind Science Conference, June 22-23

Jocelyn Garibay, Director of Code2040’s Company Culture Transformation program will be one of the panelists in a session on “How do we reduce bias in tech and employment?” facilitated by Darlene Flynn from the City of Oakland, and include teenage tech genius/entrepreneur George Hofstetter, Lisa Gelobter of tEQuitable, attorney Beth Hodess, and Maurice Wilkins of […]
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Transit Advocacy Group Sues for Information on Racial Profiling by the L.A. County Metro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Joshua Busch, 310-991-2503, jbusch@PublicCounsel.org Los Angeles, CA (December 13, 2017) – In a lawsuit filed today, the Labor/Community Strategy Center (“Strategy Center”) asked the court to order the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”), the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, the Los Angeles Police Department (“LAPD”), and the Long Beach […]
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#GivingTuesday: Support Our Work Fighting Trumpism and White Supremacy

On this #GivingTuesday 2017, the staff at the Equal Justice Society extends our deepest appreciation and gratitude for the love and support we’ve received throughout the year from our donors, supporters, volunteers, and partners. Just for today, if you donate to EJS via our Facebook page, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match […]
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EJS Receives $150,000 Grant from the Open Society Foundations

The Equal Justice Society is thrilled to share that we are the recipients of a $150,000 general support grant from the Open Society Foundations! Founded in 1979 by George Soros, the Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. Learn more […]
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