Reparations Task Force Unveils Comprehensive Final Proposals Regarding Reparations for African Americans

All of us at the Equal Justice Society congratulate our President Lisa Holder on the completion of her two-year term on the historic California Reparations Task Force, which is holding its final meeting now, and the release of its final report and recommendations for redressing the historical atrocities perpetrated against African Americans in California. LisaContinue reading “Reparations Task Force Unveils Comprehensive Final Proposals Regarding Reparations for African Americans”

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:┬áIf 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 onContinue reading “EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities”

Plaintiffs in Kern County School Lawsuit Ask Court to Hold the State of California Accountable for School Discipline Problems

The plaintiffs in a lawsuit to stop ethnically and racially discriminatory student discipline practices in Kern County high schools have filed an appeal against the State of California, which was excused as a defendant by the trial court. Attorneys on behalf of Latino and African American students in the Kern High School District maintain that the State of California is responsible for addressing discriminatory practices in state public schools.