September 2006

Photos Up from Ella Baker Gala
"Tribute to a Dream" pictures are up. See who looked hot, who looked hotter, and some of the program highlights from our beautiful 10th Anniversary Celebration: Click here to see the photos. email if you would like copies.

Another Broken Promise to Young People
The City has to get it together if we're going to stop violence on the streets. Saturday Oakland cancelled a concert co-sponsored by Ella Baker Center and our Silence the Violence campaign. The City of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department shut down an event expected to draw hundreds. Nicole Lee speaks out in this article from the Oakland Tribune: Anti-violence rally canceled over safety concerns
Oakland officials cite lack of permit, police presence
By Heather MacDonald, STAFF WRITER

Name Our Blog/Read it Too
Welcome to our blog - a powerful new tool for Ella Baker Center and hopefully an engaging new "must read" for you.We have great stories and big ideas to share. First hand accounts from the front lines of our fights for justice. Bold solutions to lift communities up our of poverty. Answers to some of the hardest questions facing urban America today. We'll be sharing our work - through blog entries from our campaign directors and organizers - sometimes on-scene at Ella Baker events.