Op-ed: ‘AG’s Prop 209 stance in sync with Constitution’

The following op-ed, titled "AG's Prop 209 stance in sync with Constitution," by Dennis Herrera, Eva Paterson and Oren Sellstrom was published in The Recorder today. The Pacific Legal Foundation continues its assault on equal opportunity and fairness by attacking the California state Department of Justice's brief to the California Supreme Court on the constitutionality … Continue reading Op-ed: ‘AG’s Prop 209 stance in sync with Constitution’

Kellogg Foundation Awards Equal Justice Society Three-Year Grant

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Equal Justice Society (EJS) a $1 million, three-year grant to support the organization's ongoing efforts to address structural racial inequities, restore equal protection jurisprudence and help build a public platform - a "Grand Alliance" - for the racial justice advocacy movement. EJS is a national strategy group heightening … Continue reading Kellogg Foundation Awards Equal Justice Society Three-Year Grant

Calif. Transportation Dept. to Reinstate Race-Conscious Contract Goals

The Coalition for Economic Equity (CEE) on Friday announced that after a nearly three-year hiatus, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is poised to reinstate race-conscious goals for federally funded transportation contracts in California. CEE is an umbrella coalition of associations serving diverse minority- and women-owned businesses that was first formed in 1982 in response … Continue reading Calif. Transportation Dept. to Reinstate Race-Conscious Contract Goals