Category Archives: ejs

Take Action Today to Stop Trump from Packing the Supreme Court!

During CCRC’s #StopKavanaugh community meeting earlier this month, our friends at Indivisible East Bay (IEB) gave a presentation on their impactful work to lobby Congress on numerous issues, from protecting the ACA to preventing the appointment of conservative judicial nominees to the federal bench. After their presentation, we were convinced that we wanted to remain […]
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Courts Change Lives: New Videos Explain What’s at Stake in Our Federal Courts

The Leadership Conference Education Fund today launched CourtsChangeLives.org, a new online resource featuring three videos emphasizing the consequential role our federal courts play in interpreting and upholding the law. The videos highlight immigration, equal pay, and police brutality as just a few examples of how courts affect marginalized communities. “Every day federal judges make decisions […]
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The Senate cannot have a legitimate Supreme Court confirmation hearing until all Kavanaugh records are made available

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced today that the Committee will be holding a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh beginning on September 4. This announcement was made despite the fact that Judge Kavanaugh’s full record has not been released and without regard for the National Archives’ notice that it will need […]
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National Call in Day to #SaveSCOTUS

This Thursday, August 9, is the National Call in Day to #SaveSCOTUS, and we need your help! When Trump ran for President, he promised to nominate judges to the Supreme Court that shared his dangerous view on the issues we hold dear. Now, in nominee Brett Kavanaugh, he has delivered on that promise. Kavanaugh’s record […]
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Straws: A Disability Rights Issue

The effort to reduce single-use plastic materials in our daily habits is, without question, critical to the health of our planet.  In fact, those of us in marginalized communities – people of color and low-income individuals in particular – often benefit the most from reducing waste and exposure to toxins in our air and water, […]
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