Estela Lopez Gilliam Selected as Coalitions Manger for Good Ally Collaborative, CCRC

The Equal Justice Society is delighted to announce that Estela Lopez Gilliam will serve as Coalitions Manager for the Good Ally Collaborative and the California Civil Rights Coalition. As Coalitions Manager, Ms. Lopez Gilliam will be responsible for facilitating the 600-member Good Ally Collaborative and developing the Collaborative’s leadership and coalition planning. The position will… Continue reading Estela Lopez Gilliam Selected as Coalitions Manger for Good Ally Collaborative, CCRC

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

Keynote by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II at #SFBayAllies Conference

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II delivered an incredible closing keynote at the “How to Be a Good Ally: A Strategic Engagement Conference” on Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Rev. Barber is Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Goldsboro, North Carolina and architect of… Continue reading Keynote by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II at #SFBayAllies Conference

Coming Together as Good Allies, Act II

“How to Be a Good Ally: A Strategic Engagement Conference” #SFBayAllies was on Jan. 6, 2017, at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. More than 1,000 attendees came together across silos to forge more powerful alliances and collaborations. This is a curated collection of tweets from the afternoon sessions: https://storify.com/ccrc/coming-together-as-good-allies-act-ii