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 I reflect on the past year, I think about the people who have helped me through some difficult times. ...
Happy new year from the Ella Baker Center!
A wrap up from the first ever Blog for Human Rights Day.
In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, a New Yorker looks at the reality of climate apartheid as the recovery continues.
Celebrating the life and legacy of Miss Ella Jo Baker
Our Executive Director shares the Center's plans for 2013.
A look at how the human rights of workers in the United States need to be protected.
For those of us committed to achieving social justice and eradicating poverty, are we willing to give up some, or all, of our privileged lifestyles so that others in our communities around the world can experience a life free from poverty, with education and health care?
On Blog for Human Rights Day, Mercy looks at the rights (or lack thereof) for domestic workers, like her mother Nell.
Stand with a formerly undocumented immigrant to stop families being torn apart.