Event on May 15 Marks 10th Anniversary of California Marriage Equality

Originally posted on Equal Justice Society:
May 15, 2018, marks the tenth anniversary of the California Supreme Court’s historic ruling in In re Marriage Cases, 43 Cal.4th 757 (2008), recognizing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples and strict judicial scrutiny for laws that discriminate based on sexual orientation. You’re invited to a special conversation about…

‘Birthright: A War’ Documentary Presents Real-life ‘Handmaid’s Tale’

Birthright: A War Story screens April 26 in Piedmont and April 28 in Oakland Birthright: A War Story examines what has happened to women’s reproductive rights in America since the historic Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 legalized abortion. Director Civia Tamarkin traces the strategy the anti-abortion movement has used to make reproductive choice unavailable,… Continue reading ‘Birthright: A War’ Documentary Presents Real-life ‘Handmaid’s Tale’

Rosenberg Foundation Provides Grant for Grand Alliance Efforts

UPDATE: We now have the position announcement listed. The Rosenberg Foundation (rosenbergfound.org) has awarded the Equal Justice Society with a discretionary grant of $15,000 to support EJS’s “Grand Alliance” efforts, specifically the coalition management of the Good Ally Collaborative. The Good Ally Collaborative (goodally.us) is a network of attorneys and activists that grew out of… Continue reading Rosenberg Foundation Provides Grant for Grand Alliance Efforts

Updates: New Steering Committee Co-Chairs, Project Manager and Statewide Coordinator

We are happy to report there is much going on with the California Coalition for Civil Rights: The CaCCR Steering Committee and others have been working hard to take CaCCR to the next level. In particular, we wish to acknowledge Jamie Studley, Malcolm Yeung, Ellen Buchman, Tom Layton and Tim Silard for their support. The… Continue reading Updates: New Steering Committee Co-Chairs, Project Manager and Statewide Coordinator