About the Ella Baker Center

About the Ella Baker Center

We are named after Ella Baker, a brilliant, black hero of the civil rights movement. Following in her footsteps, we organize with Black, Brown, and low-income people to shift resources away from prisons and punishment, and towards opportunities that make our communities safe, healthy, and strong.

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We Keep Us Safe

It’s our imperative to care for communities. Especially those harmed by prisons and punishment. Ella Baker Center works to redirect resources from fear based systems to care based systems. Read about these strategies in We Keep Us Safe.

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Who was Ella Baker?

The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights is named after a brilliant, Black hero of the civil rights Freedom Movement who inspired and guided emerging leaders.