EJS Among 65 Organizations Urging House Members To Support Historic Democracy Reforms

In a letter sent to Members of Congress today, the Equal Justice Society and sixty-four other organizations called on Representatives to support the comprehensive package of democracy reforms that House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has committed to bring to the floor as the first order of business in the new Congress. The sixty-five organizations are … Continue reading EJS Among 65 Organizations Urging House Members To Support Historic Democracy Reforms

EJS Part of Challenge to Retention of DNA Collected from Hundreds of Thousands of Innocent Californians

​Social Justice Organizations Challenge Retention of DNA Collected from Hundreds of Thousands of Innocent Californians  California Arrestees’ DNA Profiles Become Part of Federal Database, Accessible to Law Enforcement Across the Country, Even for Those Not Convicted of Any Crime  Two social justice organizations—the Center for Genetics and Society and the Equal Justice Society—and an individual … Continue reading EJS Part of Challenge to Retention of DNA Collected from Hundreds of Thousands of Innocent Californians

EJS’s Chris Bridges Featured in Talkback after Irma Herrera’s ‘Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?’

When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. Irma proudly claims her Tejano roots and her Mexican and American identity as well as her native languages: Spanish and English. Irma worked three decades as a San Francisco civil rights lawyer and journalist. Her solo play … Continue reading EJS’s Chris Bridges Featured in Talkback after Irma Herrera’s ‘Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?’