February, 2011

ABC 7
Saturday, February 26, 2011
"That he was just roughed up in this way and then just shoved along is just unacceptable and I think it has to be taken very seriously, this may be a part of a larger pattern or practice of use of excessive force," Jakada Imani, Executive Director of the Ella Baker Center. > more
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Bill Ensures State is Keeping its Promise of Environmental Justice

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The Bay Citizen
Friday, February 18, 2011
The California Assembly Budget Committee voted Friday in favor of a provision of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal that calls for the elimination of the state's youth prison system. > more
KMEL 106.1 FM
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Abel Habtegeorgis, our Media Relations Manager, speaks about our organization's legacy and what we're working on. > more
The Michael Eric Dyson Show
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Jakada Imani, executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, Calif., discusses the possibilities for this radical change. The organization has been advocating since 2004 for the closure of the state's youth prisons. > more
KALW - The Informant
Monday, February 7, 2011
...groups like the Ella Baker Center in Oakland (through they're Books Not Bars program) has been fighting adamantly for returning the kids in DJJ to the counties for supervision here. > more
Alameda Patch
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Alameda County may not be as big or busy as its southern counterparts, but by at least one measure, it outpaces almost every rival: According to a study released Monday, more youth die by violence here than in any county except Los Angeles. > more
KALW
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
"I believe very strongly that this issue isn't taken as seriously as it needs to be and I think that's not hyperbole. If there was this level of violence and loss of young, white men, we would certainly know that we had a national epidemic." > more