2020 is the 20th anniversary of the Equal Justice Society. Our celebration this year on September 17 will be virtual and we’re working on an exciting and engaging program including an oratorio by Marcus Shelby inspired by the courage of Harriet Tubman and by the two decades of EJS. Every week leading up to the celebration, we will highlight one year in our history. This weekContinue reading “EJS 20th Anniversary – Reflecting on 2014: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act”
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EJS Receives $200,000 Grant from Ford Foundation
The Equal Justice Society has received a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, which we will use to support our ongoing efforts using law and social science to change the way racial discrimination limits opportunities to people of color. The Ford Foundation grant will help advance our initiatives that seek to change the way childrenContinue reading “EJS Receives $200,000 Grant from Ford Foundation”
September 17 is our EJS 20th Anniversary Virtual Gala – Reflecting on 2019: Remembering 1619
This week we remember 2016, the final year of President Barack Obama, and the presidential election that saw the horrific rise of hate speech and vitriolic politics.