Ella's Voice

Welcome to the blog of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights! This is where we share reflections from the movement to end mass incarceration and criminalization, analysis on criminal, economic, and racial justice issues, and updates on our work. Please read, share, and comment.

Over the course of the summer of 2007, Books Not Bars will be touring all of the Division of Juvenile Justice (more commonly known by it's former initials, CYA) youth prisons. In this second post, Jennifer Kim writes of her experience touring the Stockton youth prison complex. * * * * * Freedom is...
There is no heart in Sacramento when it comes to voting on the issue of Police Accountability. Integrity seems to be a rare commodity these days, and it appears that those of us who do possess even a modicum of this valuable, and ultimately costly, soulful, character trait are in the minority. We...