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.

In the aftermath of an electoral defeat in which most immigrants voted Democratic, Republicans are again saying they're for "...
Another story of the abusive impact of unjust immigration detention policies.
Last week another tragedy struck in Florida due to the Stand Your Ground law.
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Rhina's experience of immigration to the US informs her commitment to standing with those susceptible to an unjust immigration detention policy.
Call on the President to end immigration policies that will keep families apart this holiday season.
With the California Air Resources Board set to hold its first auction of carbon emissions permits under the state’s cap-and-trade program today, recently-signed legislation finally guarantees that a significant proportion of the proceeds will benefit low-income, highly polluted communities. This is...
Rachel- a member of Team Ella Baker Center- invites you to become a part of the 2013 team!
Get ready to blog on the first ever Blogging for Human Rights Day!
An interview with Professor Holly Cooper, an advocate for detained immigrants.