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‚Äôs first-ever citizens redistricting commission.Continue reading “Informational Forums on California Citizens Redistricting Commission”

EJS Co-Presents Unconscious Bias Panel at Writers Guild in LA, Introduction by Norman Lear

The Equal Justice Society will co-present in late-September a thought-provoking discussion on unconscious bias offering insights that will challenge and inspire new ideas in developing and producing programming that reflects the true diversity of our rapidly changing society. EJS joins the Writers Guild of America West, Screen Actors Guild, Americans for American Values and theContinue reading “EJS Co-Presents Unconscious Bias Panel at Writers Guild in LA, Introduction by Norman Lear”

Thomas A. Saenz, Counsel to Los Angeles Mayor, Named MALDEF President and General Counsel

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) today announced Thomas A. Saenz, Counsel to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, as its new President and General Counsel. Saenz will join MALDEF in mid-August. (Tom has been an extraordinary ally and supporter of EJS for many years. We congratulate him and wish him much successContinue reading “Thomas A. Saenz, Counsel to Los Angeles Mayor, Named MALDEF President and General Counsel”