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.

One month ago, a young man collapsed at the Heman G. Stark youth prison. According to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Hector R. collapsed in the gymnasium while playing soccer. He was pronounced dead at 8:35 pm.. Questions remain as to why this 20-year-old young man died so suddenly. Rumors...