We’re Launching the Repeal of Proposition 209!

The Equal Justice Society is leading a new effort to repeal Proposition 209. We're launching the repeal today at the State Capitol along with a broad coalition of organizations and individuals through the introduction of Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 5 (ACA 5). You can watch the livestream on Facebook. Even as California’s economy continues to grow, … Continue reading We’re Launching the Repeal of Proposition 209!

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #115: Meet The First Black Rhodes, Truman, and Udall Scholar

Confronting A Legacy, and Creating Her Own: Meet The First Black Rhodes, Truman, and Udall Scholar (The Root) - Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru shares the importance of grappling with the Rhodes legacy as an African person, what it means to make space for other marginalized voices in environmental spaces, how she feels being the first black … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy, Week #115: Meet The First Black Rhodes, Truman, and Udall Scholar

EJS 20th Anniversary Celebration on September 17 at Herbst Theatre

2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society and we’re set to hold our celebration on Thursday, September 17, 2020, in San Francisco. We just confirmed Herbst Theatre as our venue! We are still working on the program for this special evening, but it will include Marcus Shelby performing a work inspired by … Continue reading EJS 20th Anniversary Celebration on September 17 at Herbst Theatre

Border officers to team up with ICE in sanctuary city operation this weekend

As we gear up for a long weekend, across the nation specially trained border officials are being deployed alongside ICE agents to a handful of sanctuary cities to help carry out an immigrant arrest operation. Why it matters: The administration has made several efforts over the past few weeks to crack down on states and cities … Continue reading Border officers to team up with ICE in sanctuary city operation this weekend

‘Authoritarianism experts say time is running out for Americans to stop Trump’

The events of the last 10 days remind me of the story of the frog who was put into a pot of lukewarm water. The temperature gradually increases until the water is boiling and it’s too late for the frog to escape. Trump, aided by his Roy Cohn, is moving more quickly towards realizing his … Continue reading ‘Authoritarianism experts say time is running out for Americans to stop Trump’