Ella Baker Center is working with CA State Senator Leland Yee to pass a bill to limit youth solitary confinement in CA.
We need your help! Were you or someone you know held in solitary as a youth? We want to share your story so we can spread the word about how destructive solitary is.
Russell Simmons, and over 175 other celebrities and leaders just presented an open letter to President Obama calling for an end to the failed War on Drugs and the mass incarceration it causes.
Ella Baker Center is raising a call for everyday people to stand with them.
Who’s a better choice to intervene when it comes to youth violence: a trained professional or a family friend?
Watch -- and share! -- this interactive video by the 2012 Heal the Streets Fellows to find out.
As we head into 2013, the Ella Baker Center will embark on the next stage in our organization’s history.
Starting now, our efforts will focus on reducing our country’s incarceration rate by 50% over the next 10 years.