About Ella's Voice
Ella’s Voice is the blog of the Ella Baker Center and strives to be an online community of political commentary, inspiring news, and social change action. Our blog includes articles by members of the Ella Baker Center staff as well as guest posts from allies and members.
To learn more about Ella’s Voice or to inquire about submitting an article, contact our Editors.
We warmly welcome comments, questions, and dialogue about the articles on Ella’s Voice. However, Ella’s Voice is moderated and we will not post comments that contain offensive language, blatant personal attacks, or that are spam. Please note, as well, that opinions expressed in blog comments are those of the persons submitting the comments, and don’t necessarily represent the views of the Ella Baker Center.
Ella’s Voice Editorial Board
The Ella’s Voice Editorial Board is a community-driven group of volunteers who are key to the success of our blog. As ambassadors between the community and Ella’s Voice, Editorial Board members generate content and support promotion and outreach for Ella’s Voice. Learn more and apply. Meet our current Editorial Board:
Nisha Balaram is a passionate writer, researcher, and advocate for social justice. For eight years, she has been heavily involved with high school debate teams as a policy judge and teacher, in a statewide effort to engage local communities in political issues. In 2011, Nisha graduated from UC Berkeley in Sociology and Interdisciplinary Field Studies, and wrote two honors theses on immigration reform. A recipient of the Cal Alumni Leadership Scholarship and the National Forensic League's Scholarship of Distinction, she has always valued creative communication methods as a means to unite communities. Currently, she works as a Policy Coordinator and Outreach Intern for the Greenlining Institute, a public policy non-profit working to improve the lives of low-income communities and communities of color.
D. Uriah Herbert