EJS and Proposition 16—The Repeal of Prop. 209

EJS has been fighting for what would become Proposition 16 for almost two decades. In 2005, we helped lead one of the first efforts to consider repealing Proposition 209 through a statewide coalition of civil rights advocates, community organizations, research centers, academics, scholars and students assessing the impact of Proposition 209 on individuals, society, and … Continue reading EJS and Proposition 16—The Repeal of Prop. 209

Eva Paterson to Debate Ward Connerly at State Bar Annual Meeting

EJS President Eva Paterson will debate Ward Connerly on the use of race as a factor in higher education admissions on Sept. 30 at this week's State Bar Annual Meeting in San Diego. Former State Bar President Jeffrey Bleich will moderate the debate. The Friday, Sept. 30, session will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at … Continue reading Eva Paterson to Debate Ward Connerly at State Bar Annual Meeting

Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs

One Billion in Potential Contract Dollars Lost Annually by Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color Due to Proposition 209 California’s minority and women business enterprises (MWBEs) have lost the potential equivalent of $1 billion in public contracts because of Proposition 209, according to a report by the Equal Justice Society. EJS released the … Continue reading Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs