- Nominated Cause
- This is the official discussion thread for the cause Equal Justice Initiative. Its EIN is 63-1135091 and it's a public charity based in Montgomery, AL. Research more info about the cause on GuideStar and Charity Navigator.
Equal Justice Initiative work to end mass incarceration & excessive punishment in the U.S., challenge racial & economic injustice, and protect human rights.
Founded in 1989 by Bryan Stevenson, a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer and bestselling author of Just Mercy, EJI is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. We challenge the death penalty and excessive punishment and we provide re-entry assistance to formerly incarcerated people.
EJI works with communities that have been marginalized by poverty and discouraged by unequal treatment. We are committed to changing the narrative about race in America.
5 minute film about their work here: https://youtu.be/d_nUtdU0wic