EJS Supports Restorative Justice Student Rights Legislation

The Equal Justice Society joined a number of organizations in signing a letter in support of a California bill that would give school districts the tools necessary to keep kids in school. The bill is AB 2489, introduced by Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty and sponsored by Restorative Schools Vision Project (RSVP). This historic legislation would empower school districts wishing toContinue reading “EJS Supports Restorative Justice Student Rights Legislation”

Sara Jackson in KTVU.com Story on UC Tuition Hike Impact on Diversity

With more drastic tuition hikes on the horizon, some students of color fear their communities will be hardest hit. KTVU.com story by Lindsey Freeland includes interview with Equal Justice Society staff attorney Sara Jackson.

White Fraternity Students Hold Racist Party in ‘Honor’ of Black History Month

This was written by D’Artagnan Scorza, the Director of the Social Justice Learning Institute. African American students at UC San Diego were shocked and demoralized by a “Compton Cookout” that took place this past Monday February 15. According to the Facebook invitation, students from several fraternities organized this party in honor of Black History Month,Continue reading “White Fraternity Students Hold Racist Party in ‘Honor’ of Black History Month”