Claudia Peña to Receive Award from New Leaders Council LA

Claudia Peña, Statewide Director of the California Civil Rights Coalition, will be honored by New Leaders Council Los Angeles at its annual “Heroes at Villains” event on Friday, November 7, at 6 p.m., at Villains Tavern, 1356 Palmetto St, Los Angeles. The event recognizes progressive leaders in the city who do amazing work advocating for [...]
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Eva Paterson to Keynote Opening Reception of Strategic Litigation Meeting Hosted by Open Society Justice Initiative and Stanford Law School

EJS President Eva Paterson will keynote the opening reception of a strategic litigation meeting hosted by the Open Society Justice Initiative and Stanford University School of Law’s Human Rights Center taking place December 3-4, 2014, at Stanford Law School.

EJS Joins CRLA, MALDEF, GBLA, in Lawsuit Against Kern High School District

Lawsuit seeks end to school district’s discriminatory disciplinary policies and practices that disproportionately impact students of color UPDATE: News coverage of the case: – The Center for Public Integrity (nonprofit news organization) – KQED – KBAK, CBS Affiliate – The Bakersfield California BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2014) — A coalition of civil rights legal advocates, [...]
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