Category Archives: Announcements

EJS Receives Grants from The California Endowment and Maja Kristin Fund

EJS President Eva Paterson describes the links between disproportionate school discipline and implicit bias in her remarks at a July 26, 2017, press conference announcing a landmark settlement with the Kern High School District on behalf of Black and Latino students. The Equal Justice Society recently received a $25,000 grant from The California Endowment and a […]
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Coming Together Stronger, More United

We are ending the year with an incredible amount of uncertainty and concern for the future of our country. The results of the presidential election – the hate speech and the vitriol demonstrated before and after the election – have left us shaken to our core. In times of great adversity, we must face our […]
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Video: Reflections on EJS’s 16th Anniversary

In commemoration of its 16th anniversary, the Equal Justice Society asked a selection of founders, board members, past staff, and allies to share their reflections on the founding and achievements of EJS. Special thanks to Northstarr Media Group for producing this video for us!

EJS Receives $900,000 Grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

EJS Receives $900,000 Grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for Initiatives on Implicit Bias and Disproportionate Suspensions of Black and Latino Students The Equal Justice Society has received a $900,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in support of our efforts to reduce the number of Black and Latino students unfairly disciplined because of implicit […]
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Make EJS Part of Your Year-End Giving

On September 9, 2015, the Equal Justice Society and our community of allies took time to pause and reflect on how far we have come to advance civil rights and equality during our annual gala, observing the 50th Anniversaries of the Voting Rights Act and the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 at the Julia […]
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