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.

Volunteer with the Ella's Voice Editorial Board.
We share our dreams on the anniversary of I Have a Dream.
Today marks the anniversary of the death of Bayard Rustin.
The Anne Braden program trains white social justice activists to deepen their political analysis and practice.
When Alma Barillas last visited her son at Ventura youth prison, she didn't expect to be pepper sprayed by guards. But that's exactly what happened.
Join the Forward Together Youth tomorrow August 16th at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center as they celebrate the conclusion of their summer program with dance, poetry, music, food and art!
This year’s BASS just passed on August 2nd-6th with a particular workshop on Islamophobia on August 4th, the day before the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shootings. It was tragically ironic, and also calming for the organizers and youth at the camp to share this experience together and not feel alone
Join us for the Graduation-Celebration of our 2011-12 Heal the Streets fellows.
Learn about Father Gregory Boyle, one of this year's Ella's Awardees.
An opportunity to attend an event bringing together companies and thinkers who are modernizing the age old idea of sharing.