Staff Attorney Alex Santa Ana on Panel at NLADA Annual Conference

Staff Attorney Alex Santa Ana presented on a panel at the annual conference of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) held October 26-29 in Arlington, Virginia. The panel was on “Cultivating Impactful Organizational and Community Partnerships in Systemic Education Legal Advocacy.” Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, Equal Justice Society, Disability RightsContinue reading “Staff Attorney Alex Santa Ana on Panel at NLADA Annual Conference”

UC System No Longer Allowed to Consider SAT and ACT Scores in Admissions

Ruling blocks two-tier discriminatory system and marks major step toward the elimination of standardized testing in college admissions Lisa Holder, Los Angeles-based civil rights attorney and Equal Justice Society, Of Counsel, representing the Plaintiffs said: “The Regents openly admitted that the SAT/ACT is a racist, classist test that steeps preferences on wealthy, white student applicants. Nevertheless,Continue reading “UC System No Longer Allowed to Consider SAT and ACT Scores in Admissions”

EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities

Know Your Rights:┬áIf you are a parent of a child with a disability within the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and are experiencing similar concerns mentioned in this lawsuit, please contact the Disability Rights California confidential intake line at 1-800-776-5746, available 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Nov. 4 Community Meeting onContinue reading “EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities”