Sponsors

Equal Justice Society – The Equal Justice Society is transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. Led by President Eva Paterson, our legal strategy aims to broaden conceptions of present-day discrimination to include unconscious and structural bias by using social science, structural analysis, and real-life experience. equaljusticesociety.org

California Civil Rights Coalition – The California Civil Rights Coalition (CCRC) is a statewide community of civil rights organizations, activists, educators, lawyers, and advocates representing a wide range of issues and working as one to create a just and healthy society. calcivilrights.org

New Georgia Project – Founded by Stacey Abrams, the New Georgia Project is working to change that inequality and is a non-partisan, non-profit organization focused on civically engaging this growing population in Georgia. newgeorgiaproject.org

SEIU 1021 – SEIU Local 1021 represents nearly 60,000 employees in local governments, non-profit agencies, health care programs and schools throughout Northern California. SEIU Local 1021 is a diverse, member-driven organization with members who work to make our cities, schools, colleges, counties, and special districts safe and healthy places to live and raise our families. seiu1021.org

She The People – She the People is creating a politics we have not yet seen. We believe in a politics grounded in love, justice, and belonging. Our aim is to inspire the hearts and minds of everyday people, and turn non-voters into voters. Our network will continue to grow and live well beyond any one election and ensure that women of color will never be taken for granted again in elections. shethepeople.org

Advancement Project, National Office, and Advancement Project, California – Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.
Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change. In California, the organization champions the struggle for greater equity and opportunity for all, fostering upward mobility in communities most impacted by economic and racial injustice. advancementproject.org | advancementprojectca.org

Indivisible East Bay – Indivisible East Bay is a grassroots organization inspired by the Indivisible Guide, which provides a practical framework for resisting the Trump agenda. By standing together, we can keep the pressure on our representatives to defend progressive values and fight for us in Washington. indivisibleeb.org

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund – The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. dredf.org

Free Speech for People – Free Speech For People works to renew our democracy and our United States Constitution for we the people. Founded on the day of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, Free Speech For People envisions a democratic process in which all people have an equal voice and an equal vote. freespeechforpeople.org

The Bar Association of San Francisco – The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of attorneys, law students, and legal professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. BASF provides a collective voice for public advocacy, advances professional growth and education, and attempts to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and respect in the practice of law. sfbar.org

Transformative Justice Coalition – Founded by Barbara Arnwine, President Emeritus of the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law, the Transformative Justice Coalition seeks to be a catalyst for transformative institutional changes that bring about justice and equality in the united states and abroad. tjcoalition.org

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – The principal mission of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is to secure equal justice for all through the rule of law, targeting in particular the inequities confronting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities. lawyerscommittee.org

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