In this third and final gala marking the 50th anniversary of a civil rights milestone, EJS will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in San Francisco on September 9, 2015.

We will also celebrate the achievements and contributions of a number of honorees. We’re proud to announce two of them today.


Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology;
Co-Director, Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions (SPARQ)
Stanford University

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Joaquin G. Avila
Nationally recognized expert on Latino voting rights;
Former director of the National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative at Seattle University School of Law;
Led efforts to enact the California State Voting Rights Act of 2001

Add the evening of September 9 to your calendars, or join our Facebook event for updates on our event venue, honorees, and other aspects of our program!

Email us if you’re interested in receiving sponsorship information, or have any questions about this event. Thank you for your support!