Sorry, White Supremacists: This is Our Country and We’re Not Going Anywhere

By Eva Paterson and Jayashri Srikantiah This week, our hearts were broken when we heard Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions spew forth ugly venom about our undocumented family, friends, and neighbors in rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Rachel Maddow brilliantly connected the dots between this week’s announcement and the eugenics movement […]
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Second Black Male

A guest post by EJS supporter Lyda Phillips. A few days ago the following message appeared on a neighborhood listserve here in East Nashville: 2ND black male 1025 this morning, med complexion, slim build, clean-shaven, 5’8, wearing white sweat pants & no shirt, went up on rear construction site @1905 Boscobel. Walked toward community center. […]
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Estela Lopez Gilliam Selected as Coalitions Manager for Good Ally Collaborative, CCRC

The Equal Justice Society is delighted to announce that Estela Lopez Gilliam will serve as Coalitions Manager for the Good Ally Collaborative and the California Civil Rights Coalition. As Coalitions Manager, Ms. Lopez Gilliam will be responsible for facilitating the 600-member Good Ally Collaborative and developing the Collaborative’s leadership and coalition planning. The position will […]
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EJS Joins AFJ Letter Opposing Ninth Circuit Split

Alliance for Justice, joined by the Equal Justice Society and over 150 organizations, sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee urging them to oppose any legislation that would split the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which is currently composed of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the territories of Guam […]
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Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief As SCOTUS Scrutinizes Workers’ Rights

To protect the rights of workers, the Impact Fund has teamed up with leading civil rights law firms, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (“LDF”) and Cohen Milstein, to file an amicus brief (PDF) on behalf of more than thirty civil rights organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, in a trio of cases […]
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