Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs

One Billion in Potential Contract Dollars Lost Annually by Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color Due to Proposition 209 California’s minority and women business enterprises (MWBEs) have lost the potential equivalent of $1 billion in public contracts because of Proposition 209, according to a report by the Equal Justice Society. EJS released the … Continue reading Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs

Butler Koshland Fellowships, Equal Justice Society and The San Francisco Foundation Continue the Butler Koshland Legacy of Mentorship

For 12 years, Butler Koshland Fellowships has identified and mentored the next generation of public service leaders in public health, environmental conservation, and in other fields through extraordinary partnerships with leading experts in the field. This year, Butler Koshland Fellowships and Equal Justice Society have partnered—with the support of The San Francisco Foundation— to provide … Continue reading Butler Koshland Fellowships, Equal Justice Society and The San Francisco Foundation Continue the Butler Koshland Legacy of Mentorship

Chapter by Eva Paterson on Litigating Implicit Bias in New Book, ‘America’s Growing Inequality’

A new book, "America’s Growing Inequality: The Impact of Poverty and Race," includes a chapter by Eva Paterson on Litigating Implicit Bias. The article outlines the urgent need for our courts to depart from an archaic disposition towards racism, which requires plaintiffs alleging discrimination to prove the intent to discriminate – not just that discrimination … Continue reading Chapter by Eva Paterson on Litigating Implicit Bias in New Book, ‘America’s Growing Inequality’