Events

Find out about upcoming Ella Baker Center events, events hosted by our allies, and events our staff is at across the country. 

A Day Without Immigrants, San Francisco

May 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm


May 1st is known throughout the world as International Workers’ Day. The day was the result of the struggle to have an 8-hour workday and it started here in the US. It is a day where the working class show who has the power in society. In 2006, it was the immigrants, largely Latinos, who gave the tradition new life in the US. On May 1st, we will not go to work, school, shop, bank,...

May Day Pre-Rally

May 1, 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:00pm


Join us for a May Day Pre-Rally with Ella Baker Center members and Restaurant Opportunities Center - Bay Area members! We will share signs, chant sheets, and hold a short rally before we join the larger May Day Rally and General Strike across the street in Fruitvale Plaza. ...

Oakland May Day: March & Strike for Immigrant and Worker Rights

May 1, 2017 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm


This year and every year we fight for migrant and worker justice! Meet at Fruitvale Plaza at 3pm on May 1st March to San Antonio Park. Ella Baker Center Staff and Members will march together and uplift our vision of Freedom Cities as places where everyone can experience justice and sanctuary.

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Quest for Democracy 2017

May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to May 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

Every Spring, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children/All of Us or None organize a large-scale statewide lobby day in Sacramento for formerly-incarcerated people, our family members, and allied community leaders and activists. LSPC and allies gather to show their support for pending legislation that affects people that are impacted by incarceration, and to assert themselves as leaders,...

Becoming Ms. Burton Book Signing

June 5, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

"Susan's life story is one our nation desperately needs to hear and understand. This is a story about personal transformation and collective power. It is about one woman's journey to freedom, but it will help free us all." -Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow.

Join Susan Burton for her Bay Area book release! Susan will offer some remarks and will be signing...