Akonadi Foundation Launches Oscar Grant Peace and Racial Justice Fund

The Akonadi Foundation today announced the launch of the Oscar Grant Peace and Racial Justice Fund and the immediate availability of mini-grants of up to $500 to support the critical and emerging organizing, advocacy, and cultural work taking place. On the first day of 2009, a white BART police officer shot and killed Oscar Grant, … Continue reading Akonadi Foundation Launches Oscar Grant Peace and Racial Justice Fund

EJS, Civil Rights Groups File Brief Asking Calif. Supreme Court to Invalidate Prop. 8

The Equal Justice Society joined other civil rights groups today in filing an amicus brief (PDF) with the California Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 8 because it would mandate discrimination against a minority group and did not follow the process required for fundamental revisions to the California Constitution. In the amicus brief, the Asian Pacific … Continue reading EJS, Civil Rights Groups File Brief Asking Calif. Supreme Court to Invalidate Prop. 8