Author Archives: Melissa Male

Equal Justice Society’s 18th Anniversary (Virtual) Gala

Equal Justice Society’s 18th Anniversary (Virtual) Gala Thursday, October 11, 2018 INDIVIDUAL TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! The Board of Directors of the Equal Justice Society invites you to attend our virtual gala this Thursday, October 11. We cordially invite you to relax comfortably in your pajamas on this evening and hope you delight in the fact […]
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ACTION ALERT: The American Bar Association is taking public opinion on Kavanaugh – please reach out if you are a member​!

Thanks to our friend Kelly Dermody for bringing the following information. Although the ABA initially gave its full support to Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, after the testimony given by Dr. Blasey Ford last Thursday, ABA President Bob Carlson sent a letter to leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee urging the committee to conduct its […]
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Take Action Today to Stop Trump from Packing the Supreme Court!

During CCRC’s #StopKavanaugh community meeting earlier this month, our friends at Indivisible East Bay (IEB) gave a presentation on their impactful work to lobby Congress on numerous issues, from protecting the ACA to preventing the appointment of conservative judicial nominees to the federal bench. After their presentation, we were convinced that we wanted to remain […]
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Straws: A Disability Rights Issue

The effort to reduce single-use plastic materials in our daily habits is, without question, critical to the health of our planet.  In fact, those of us in marginalized communities – people of color and low-income individuals in particular – often benefit the most from reducing waste and exposure to toxins in our air and water, […]
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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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