The Equal Justice Society and the Good Ally Collaborative invite you to an evening of conversation featuring a panel with Amy Everitt, State Director of NARAL Pro-Choice California and Wei Lee, ASPIRE Program Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus. Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Lieff, Cabraser, Hemann, & Bernstein LLP 275 Battery Street, Floor 29 San … Continue reading Good Ally Collaborative Gathering
The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an “Art + Youth” gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement. The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay … Continue reading This Week: EJS Celebrates 17 Years at ‘Art + Youth’ Gala on Sept. 27!
The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an "Art + Youth" gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement. The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay Conference … Continue reading EJS ‘Art + Youth’ Gala on Sept. 27!
The EJS board and staff express our deepest appreciation to the attendees, sponsors, donors, vendors, and event committee and volunteers for making our September 9, 2015, gala a big success! Read this note from us to the individuals, companies, and organizations that were part of the event. Here's photos from the gala taken by Bob … Continue reading Thank You for Supporting Our #CivilRights50 Gala!
Lorraine Hansberry Theatre (LHT) shines the spotlight on civil rights with the Bay Area premiere of THURGOOD by George Stevens, Jr. from July 9-25, 2015 at the Creativity Theater, 221 Fourth Street (at Howard) in San Francisco, directed by Margo Hall. THURGOOD is a powerful one-man play first produced on Broadway in April 2008, starring … Continue reading Steven Anthony Jones is Thurgood Marshall
We're putting on a fun mixer Wednesday night in downtown LA! This event was coordinated by EJS board member, Priscilla Ocen, Associate Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, and will feature an incredible group of co-hosts: Hon. Ricardo Lara, California State Senate* Alex Johnson, Assistant Senior Deputy for Education and Public Safety to Los Angeles County … Continue reading EJS Mixer at Salvage LA with Our SoCal Friends
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a time to pause and reflect on how far we've come to advance civil rights and equality. It was also an occasion to renew our efforts to fulfill the Dream. All of us at the Equal Justice Society were thrilled to be … Continue reading Marching On: Civil Rights at 50
EJS President Eva Paterson will join many of the country's leading minds on implicit bias theory at the "Implicit Bias and the Law" book conference on June 14 at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School. Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., the founding board chair of EJS, established the … Continue reading EJS to Present at ‘Implicit Bias Across the Law’ Book Conference at Harvard Law School on June 14