Category Archives: People

Video: Reflections on EJS’s 16th Anniversary

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!

Allison is Back, and EJS Welcomes Jasleen Singh, Ali Stack!

We’re thrilled to have Legal Director Allison Elgart back in the office after her maternity leave. Allison and Tony had a healthy baby girl, Charley Ava. Welcome back, Allison! Eva and all of us at EJS express our deepest appreciation to Zabrina Aleguire for serving as Acting Legal Director during Allison’s leave. Zabrina did a […]
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Bayard Rustin Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Twenty-six years after his death, Bayard Rustin will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the first Black president, Barack Obama. Rustin receives our nation’s highest civilian honor almost fifty years to the date of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a grand achievement crafted by Rustin, but largely associated with Dr. Martin […]
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