AB 1869 eliminates 23 adult criminal fees, cancels $16 billion in existing debt, and divests our state’s precious resources from an inherently violent criminal legal system.
Breonna Taylor lived as a beloved family member, an essential healthcare worker, and a community builder. Photos of her reveal how much she had to offer the world. The mural tributes of her in downtown Oakland and across the country evince that she has changed it.
EBCLC’s Statement on Medical Abuse in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Centers
Every day, we partner with undocumented students, essential workers, parents and community members, to take on a legal system entrenched in racism and dehumanization. Thus, we emphatically condemn reports of immigrant women enduring coerced hysterectomies in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers.
EBCLC is grieving the loss of our beloved colleague and friend, Margy Wilkinson, who passed away on June 27, 2020. Our deepest condolences go out to Tony Wilkinson and family. While the loss of Margy pains our hearts, we find hope in her powerful life of compassion and justice. Margy’s legacy and unrelenting spirit will […]
Parking tickets have a disproportionate effect on people and communities of color. Black and Latinx communities are overpoliced and disproportionately plagued by ticketing and towing. Reporting on towing in the Bay Area reveals that Black and Latinx neighborhoods are consistently targeted for these poverty-related tows.
It’s been over a month since Juneteenth, and we witnessed a racial justice reckoning unlike any this country had seen before. Corporations, universities, media, philanthropy, and government officials made public commitments to implement Black Lives Matter in their hiring, grant making, teaching, business practices and internal structures. During this aftermath, EBCLC has been a racial justice accountability partner, pushing our network of gatekeepers and entities with discretionary power to value Black lives.
We Do Not Live Single Issue Lives: A Conversation on Race, COVID-19, and EBCLC’s Holistic Recovery Plan.
Join us on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM in a discussion moderated by Luan Huynh, EBCLC Board Member, as we explore the need for urgent and innovative advocacy in a time of crisis.
While I learned a number of legal skills during my clinical semester at EBCLC, the most important lesson I took away was the importance of working with and being one of the lawyers committed to critical self-reflection.
Today, we share in the community’s celebration upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court’s momentous ruling that the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful. The decision, which stems from a legal challenge filed by the Regents of the University of California, the state Attorney General, and others, means that DACA will remain in effect for now…
Get to know the seven new members of EBCLC’s Board of Directors.