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.

As the year draws to a close, the Ella's Voice Team decided to look at some of the important stories, highlight some awesome Orgs, and throw some shine on the individuals that helped to shape Oakland in 2010. Here are numbers 6-10 (NOT listed in order...
As the year draws to a close, the Ella's Voice Team decided to look at some of the important stories, highlight some awesome Orgs, and throw some shine on the individuals that helped to shape Oakland in 2010. Here we share numbers 1-5 (NOT listed in...
Peter Mui’s Fixit Clinic, is an incredible place where the team helps you make your appliances work, so you don’t have go buy a new one of whatever’s broken. You...
As the year draws to a close, it’s once again time for reflection.  What were the biggest stories on prisons and...
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On Tuesday Dec. 14th a jury ruled the Lorillard Tobacco Co. enticed black children to become smokers by handing out free cigarettes. They...
This week, in observance of Miss Ella Jo Baker’s birthday and day of passing- December 13th, we’ll be sharing a series of posts celebrating Miss Baker’s legacy. ...
Protesting decrepit conditions, brutal treatment, and unpaid work tantamount to “slave labor,” prisoners in six Georgia facilities organized a sit-down strike. Prisoners refused to...
This week, in observance of Miss Ella Jo Baker’s birthday and day of passing- December 13th, we’ll be sharing a series of posts celebrating Miss Baker’s legacy. On...