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EJS is starting a new feature detailing actions and policies that further the cause of white supremacy. We are doing this as part of our fight against white supremacy. The first step in that is to call it out when we see it. At the suggestion of my friends Susan Baronoff and Virg Dzurinko, the items listed will … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy
The Equal Justice Society has been working with social scientists, lawyers, and activists to build a national network focused on advancing the understanding of implicit bias, racial anxiety, stereotype threat, and other mind science phenomena since our inception in 2000. Since 2016, we have been focusing on creating the National Implicit Bias Network. We started … Continue reading Introducing the National Implicit Bias Network
The Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice is presenting "Addressing Implicit Bias," an MCLE program with Professor Victoria Plaut, Professor of Law and Social Science; Director, Culture, Diversity & Intergroup Relations Lab at UC Berkeley School of Law. EJS has been so fortunate to have worked with Prof. Plaut on a number of projects, … Continue reading Addressing Implicit Bias Program at Berkeley Law
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a time to pause and reflect on how far we've come to advance civil rights and equality. It was also an occasion to renew our efforts to fulfill the Dream. All of us at the Equal Justice Society were thrilled to be … Continue reading Marching On: Civil Rights at 50
UPDATE: The Seattle Times published in op-ed by Eva Paterson in reaction to the Court's decision in this case. The Washington State Supreme Court recently cited a law review article on implicit bias co-authored in 2008 by Kimberly Thomas Rapp, Sara Jackson, and Eva Paterson. Kimberly was our Director of Law and Public Policy then, … Continue reading Washington State Sup. Court Cites Law Review Article by EJS
EJS President Eva Paterson, EJS Board Chair Kate Kendell, and our board of directors welcome two new board members: Priscilla Ocen, Associate Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, and Jayashri Srikantiah, Professor of Law and Director of Stanford Law School's Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. Professor Priscilla Ocen's work examines the relationship between race and gender identities and … Continue reading EJS Welcomes New Board Members Priscilla Ocen, Jayashri Srikantiah