Category Archives: ejs

EJS Receives $150,000 Grant from the Open Society Foundations

The Equal Justice Society is thrilled to share that we are the recipients of a $150,000 general support grant from the Open Society Foundations! Founded in 1979 by George Soros, the Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. Learn more […]
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This Is Us

No, this is not about “the Big Three”, Kevin, Kate, and Randall – although I love that show. This morning I read that college educated women and people of color were responsible for the electoral victories that repudiated Trump and, more importantly, Trumpism. A year ago, I was in a hotel in Reno. Comey’s ugly […]
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Thank You for Making #EJS17 a Success!

Thank you for making our 17th anniversary gala a success! Special thanks to our sponsors and donors whose generosity, leadership, and solidarity helped make our event possible: Our appreciation to the following individuals and companies: Sharon Bell Robert Demmons Kelly Dermody Karen Francois Raymundo Jacquez Gyöngy Laky Tom Layton Naliyah Martinez-Truso Cheryl Stevens Sheila Warren […]
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Meet the New EJS Team Members

EJS’ dynamic and talented team has recently grown a little larger.  We would like to introduce you to the phenomenal four additions to our office: Estela Lopez Gilliam – Coalitions Manager: Estela will be responsible for facilitating the 600-member Good Ally Collaborative and developing the Collaborative’s leadership and coalition planning. She will also assist EJS in realigning […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 3

40% of the nation’s largest corporations (Amazon, PayPal, Oracle) do not have a single Black Corporate Director. To see the complete list of the 197 companies from the S&P 500 without Black Directors, click here. ICE wants to destroy its records of in-custody deaths, sexual assault, and other detainee files. Senator Tim Scott had to […]
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