What is Justice Reinvestment?
If you Google “Justice Reinvestment” you will find a very jargon-riddled, wordy definition that goes a little something like this:

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    An exhibit from the Supreme Court case showing overcrowding in California prisons. See more photos here.  

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  Tens of thousands of Californians had their vote taken away with the stroke of a pen. In December 2011, the California Secretary of State issued a memo saying that people on post-release community supervision or mandatory supervision are ineligible to vote.

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Ella’s Song is an a cappella piece written by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon and performed by the famous heritage group called Sweet Honey in the Rock

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A Letter to Ella Baker
What would you ask a badass activist?

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Lessons on leadership and "making a contribution" from Civil Rights leader Ella Baker.

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On the anniversary of Ella Baker’s birth and death, her radical model for social change lives on in the Dreamers.

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The Best Meal of the Day
Was breakfast the most important meal of the day? For those who joined us in Oakland on November 7 for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights' inaugural Justice Rising Breakfast, the answer is a resounding yes!

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Have you wondered what meditation is all about but haven’t had the chance to do it? Or perhaps you are interested but want to make sure it will be a supportive environment that facilitates healing? We have organized the perfect day for you to learn.

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