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EJS Signs Amicus Brief Opposing Alabama’s HB 56

The Equal Justice Society signed on to an amicus brief by the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP opposing Alabama’s HB 56 law, the Beason-Hammon “Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.” The country’s most draconian anti-immigrant law, HN 56 will result in discrimination against lawful permanent residents and citizens of color. The brief was filed […]
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Informational Forums on California Citizens Redistricting Commission

On Jan. 25 in San Francisco and Jan. 26 in Sacramento, learn how you can apply to serve on the commission and ensure the commission reflects the diversity of our state at forums sponsored by MALDEF, EJS, CaCCR, APALC and NAACP California. In 2008, California voters passed Proposition 11, creating California’s first-ever citizens redistricting commission. […]
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Minority, Women-Owned Small Businesses Seek Role in Caltrans Contracting Suit

Small business owners filed a motion today asking to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to dismantle Caltrans’ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE). The group of business owners asking to intervene oppose the lawsuit and support the DBE program, which aims to give minority and women-owned businesses equal opportunity to compete for federal contracts. “Small […]
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Gulf Coast Rally To Demand Speaker Pelosi Take Action on 4th Anniversary of Katrina

Supporters of the Gulf Coast Civic Works Act (HR 2269) announced yesterday that a rally and press conference will be held at Noon on Friday, August 28, in front of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco office at the Phillip Burton Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, on the plaza in front of the flag poles. […]
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NAACP Celebrates 100 Years; President Obama to Address Convention

The NAACP this week celebrates its 100 year anniversary in New York City highlighting a century of Bold Dreams, Big Victories with a visit from President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and many icons of the civil rights movement. The Convention started yesterday and runs through July 16th at the New York Hilton. “For […]
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