Chris Bridges of the Equal Justice Society and Program Manager of the National Implicit Bias Network was quoted extensively in a new article by Jesse Washington on ESPN's The Undefeated reporting on a new poll revealing that unconscious racial bias has been a major barrier in the lives of Black people and posing as much or more of a problem than structural racism and individual discrimination.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom this week signed into law AB 241 and AB 242, bills requiring implicit bias training for judges, attorneys, court personnel, and healthcare professionals. The new laws make California the first state in the nation to require implicit bias training for these positions in the state judiciary and healthcare system. In collaboration with the Equal Justice Society, Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los … Continue reading Bills Signed into Law Requiring Implicit Bias Training for Judges, Court Personnel, and Healthcare Professionals
The California Endowment has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Equal Justice Society to improve the social and emotional health of youth by reducing the use of harsh discipline and increasing the use of positive, trauma-responsive practices throughout California. The grant will allow EJS to explore the development of a statewide network of schools model … Continue reading The California Endowment Awards $200,000 Grant to EJS to Remedy Disparate School Discipline