Ella's Voice

Welcome to the blog of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights! This is where we share reflections from the movement to end mass incarceration and criminalization, analysis on criminal, economic, and racial justice issues, and updates on our work. Please read, share, and comment.

An interview with the author of a new photography documentation book Juvenile In Justice.
How can we start to talk about race in our country, even when we'd rather not see the impacts of race?
Abel Guillen for State Assembly will be hosting two service projects for Throw Down for The Town. Join us.
Our society is far too consumed with punishment and blame to take the time to understand the root causes of offenses committed by young people.
HIV testing is quick and simple. Find out your status during Throw Down for the Town.
Join the First Unitarian Church of Oakland to beautify two of the parks in our neighborhood.
Suzanne, a Soul of the City leader shares her vision for the 2012 Throw Down for the Town.
Donations of professional clothing are needed to help us host a successful workshop for job finders during Throw Down for the Town.
Volunteer with the Friends of Wood Park this Saturday during Throw Down for the Town.
This summer, GO Public Schools is doing a listening campaign to gather input from a diverse group of Oaklanders about public education in this city.