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 BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2014) — A coalition of civil rights legal advocates, including MALDEF, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., Equal Justice Society, and Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc., today filed suit in Kern County Superior Court to [...]
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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 [...]
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California Voters Support Affirmative Action, Says New Survey

California voters in all racial groups support affirmative action, according to a report released today by the National Asian American Survey (NAAS). That is a significant change from 1996 when 55 percent of the state’s voters supported Prop 209, which ended affirmative policies in public employment, contracting and education in California, said Karthick Ramakrishnan, survey [...]
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