In commemoration of its 16th anniversary, the Equal Justice Society asked a selection of founders, board members, past staff, and allies to share their reflections on the founding and achievements of EJS. Special thanks to Northstarr Media Group for producing this video for us!
Category Archives: film
Remembering Human Rights Salute by Tommie Smith, John Carlos, at 1968 Olympics
Today, March 21, is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year’s theme for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was chosen to highlight the problem of racism in sports, which remains a disturbing occurrence in many parts of the world, as well as to raise awareness of theContinue reading “Remembering Human Rights Salute by Tommie Smith, John Carlos, at 1968 Olympics”
EJS Screens Stirring Films on Incarceration and Family Detention
On Wednesday, October 14, more than 100 EJS members and friends from around the Bay Area joined us at the Sundance Kabuki Theater for the screening of two films about contemporary criminal justice issues. The screenings were spearheaded by EJS staffers Sara Jackson and Miguel Gavaldón. The Trust (http://www.trustcommunity.org), currently in post-production, takes a personalContinue reading “EJS Screens Stirring Films on Incarceration and Family Detention”