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Op-ed and Webinar: Eva Paterson on Disparate Impact as a Tool to Lessen Racism in Housing and Beyond

Op-Ed in the San Francisco Chronicle by Eva Paterson: ‘Stand up to Trump’s attempt to gut the Fair Housing Act’ In an op-ed today in the San Francisco Chronicle, Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson urges all Californians who believe in fair housing opportunities to send written comments to HUD by Oct. 18 stating why fair housing is important to […]
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Updated: Implicit Bias Bill Package Advances in the California Legislature

Update (Sept. 2019) We are delighted to share that two of the three bills we helped draft – AB 241 and AB 242 – are now on the Governor’s desk! California is very close to becoming the first state in the nation to require implicit bias training for all judges, attorneys, and healthcare professionals. Please […]
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This Week in White Supremacy, Week 95: Native women must work 9 additional months to get paid what their white male counterparts did last year

Rep. Sharice Davids on Twitter: “Native women face one of the largest wage gaps in the US, having to work 9 additional months just to get paid what their white male counterparts got paid last year. On #NativeWomensEqualPay Day, I’m calling on the Senate to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2lMu7jt The White […]
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New Report “When Bigotry Rises to the Level of an Impeachable Offense” Issued by Free Speech For People, CREDO Action, Equal Justice Society, By The People

A coalition that includes the Equal Justice Society released a new report today outlining the argument for President Trump’s impeachment on the basis of his racist abuses of power. EJS yesterday reiterated its support for the U.S. House impeachment inquiry and shared that Trump’s racist abuses of power should be among the Articles of Impeachment. Authored by […]
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EJS Supports Impeachment Inquiry. Trump’s Racist Abuses of Power Should be Among the Articles of Impeachment.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced this afternoon that the U.S. House of Representatives would begin a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. The Equal Justice Society strongly supports this historic action by the House. On September 6, our Board voted unanimously to support calls for an impeachment inquiry. The decision by our board followed an August […]
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