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.

Every February, the United States commemorates Black History Month. Throughout the month, Ella’s Voice will be profiling some of our favorite unsung heroes of Black History To contribute to this series, email ellasvoice@...
Every February, the United States...
When I watched the news video of...
 A demonstration opposing gang injunction related civil rights violationsI had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine about the gang injunctions in Oakland. The...
I had the privilege of attending...
Every February, the United...
Earlier this year, Governor Brown released a budget proposal that included closing California’s notoriously abusive Division of Juvenile Justice.  Today, both the Assembly and Senate Budget...
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The Oscar-nominated film Sun Come Up follows the relocation of the...