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.

A look at Prop 34- an initiative to end the death penalty.
Suggestions for grassroots groups that will help people recover from Hurricane Sandy.
Watch this new documentary on voter suppression for free.
This guest post takes a deeper look at A1- a measure on the Alameda County ballot for the upcoming election.
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A father mourns the murder of his 23 year old son through poetry.
A thank you to everyone who stepped up and donated to help us recovery from a robbery.
An American who can not vote urges those who can to go and vote.
Here’s a guide on how to recognize voter suppression, how to respond to it, and how to hold accountable those who break the law.
October 22nd marks the National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation.