Category Archives: Announcements

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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Zabrina Aleguire Joins EJS as Acting Legal Director

The Equal Justice Society announced that Zabrina Aleguire will join us on January 11, 2016, as Acting Legal Director to fill in for Allison Elgart who is on maternity leave. Zabrina has been Senior Staff Attorney and Education Project Director at Legal Services for Children (LSC) in San Francisco. At LSC, she defended students in expulsion hearings […]
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EJS to Receive Leading Change Diversity Award from California Bar Foundation

The California Bar Foundation ( announced the Equal Justice Society as one of its 2015 Leading Change Diversity Award recipients. Every year the California Bar Foundation selects leaders in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to receive the Leading Change Diversity Awards. “My deepest appreciation to the California Bar Foundation for this award,” said Eva Paterson, President […]
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