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.

With Green For All's leap at the beginning of January, we thought it was a good time to share an entry by Green For All fellow Ami Patel, originally posted on It's Getting Hot in Here...
Throughout 2007, Books Not Bars toured all of the youth prisons in the Division of Juvenile Justice (more commonly known by its former initials, "CYA"). This third post describes the complex in Ione, CA. I can tell we are getting closer to the prison because Lourdes and Joyce are tensing...