As a law student at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, I knew that I wanted to advocate on behalf of marginalized immigrant and migrant populations.
The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is deeply honored to partner with Equal Justice America to honor Brian Lewinstein, an astounding advocate for transitional age youth.
We are excited to announce Randy Gilliland has joined our team as the Director of Philanthropy. Randy joins EJA with extensive private, public, and nonprofit experience.
Voting rights are under attack nationwide. More than 400 bills with provisions that restrict voting access have been introduced in 49 states in the 2021 legislative sessions. In many cases, these laws are aimed directly at suppressing the votes of people that Equal Justice America fights for every day.
Our Veterans put their lives on the line for us. We need to make sure their needs are met when they return home. The EJA Veterans’ Rights Fellowship will begin in Fall 2022.
Human Trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st Century, an estimated $150 billion industry that is second only to drugs in terms of organized crime.
More than 200 EJA Summer 2021 Fellows are at work across the country advocating for people in need. Here are some of our standouts!
Even in his youth, it was readily apparent that Brian Lewinstein was an extraordinary young man destined to have a profound impact in the world.
Kristin Hendriksen, Northwestern Law (JD 2020) – Upon returning from the Vietnam War, many veterans confronted Post Traumatic Stress Disorder…W.W., a 65-year-old Vietnam vet who suffers from drug and alcohol addiction, is one of those who has struggled.
At age 10, Anesa immigrated with her parents to the United States from war-torn Bosnia. She was the first person in her family to graduate from college. At the age of 24, she became the youngest woman ever elected to the Iowa Legislature and the first Bosnian-American elected to any public office in the United States.