Category Archives: ejs

It begins. EJS is ready.

As Donald Trump officially begins his presidency, EJS remains committed to transforming the nation’s consciousness on race and will double down on our efforts to fight the rightward drift of the courts and beat back concerted efforts to weaken civil rights law. We will continue to collaborate with allies to strengthen an effective progressive movement […]
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Coalition Stands Firm on Civil Rights in the Face of Threats from Trump Administration and Congress

In advance of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights coalition of more than 200 national civil rights groups – including the Equal Justice Society – released an open “Statement on Achieving Equal Justice and Opportunity” promising to protect vulnerable communities in the face of a hostile Congress […]
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Participating in the Women’s March on Washington? Share your stories!

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington will unite us in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families, recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. We would like to share the stories of EJS supporters […]
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Daily Journal Op-Ed by Allison Elgart on Post-Election SCOTUS

Equal Justice Society Legal Director Allison Elgart penned an op-ed in the Daily Journal legal newspaper shortly after the election. Allison shares her thoughts on how the President-Elect’s future Supreme Court nominee may impact issues before the Court, such as diversity in higher education. You can download a PDF of the article here.

EJS at ‘Good Ally’ Strategic Engagement Conference

The Equal Justice Society is participating in “How to Be a Good Ally: A Strategic Engagement Conference” on Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart will moderate a panel on voting rights at 4:00 p.m. How to Be a Good Ally: A Strategic Engagement Conference […]
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