“Grave Dereliction of Duty,” Coalition of National Advocacy Groups Issues Statement on Senate Vote to Acquit President Trump

Equal Justice Society Cross-posted from freespeechforpeople.org. A coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a statement castigating the U.S. Senate for voting to acquit President Trump.  Led by Free Speech For People, the statement is co-signed by: By the People, Center for Popular Democracy, Common Defense, Equal Justice Society, Greenpeace USA, Progressive…More

Sacramento School District and Advocacy Groups Pursue Settlement of Lawsuit

Equal Justice Society The Sacramento City Unified School District (District) and plaintiffs suing the District for alleged discrimination against students based on race and disability asked the federal court to pause litigation so the parties may seek potential resolution through settlement. The lawsuit, alleged as a class-action, was filed by a coalition of nonprofit advocacy…More

New Website, GoldChainsCA.org, Tells Story of Hidden History of Slavery in California

Originally posted on Remembering 1619:
The ACLU of Northern California this week launched GoldChainsCA.org, a website that exposes the hidden history of slavery in California. The site is part of a collaboration between ACLU of Northern California, Equal Justice Society, KQED, and Laura Atkins. California has a reputation as the “Golden State” of opportunity, promise, innovation, and resistance. But the inconvenient…