Get Involved

The only ingredient missing from our people-powered campaigns is you. Be a part of the solution and get involved now.

  • Become a Member: Be a part of our grassroots membership base—anyone, anywhere can join the movement to end criminalization, mass incarceration, and state violence.
  • Internship Opportunities: Internships are available for undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as community activists, who are looking for valuable job experience, mentoring from supportive colleagues, and exposure to new ideas
  • Join Us at an Event: Check out our upcoming events. We hope to see you soon.
  • Fundraise with Us: Using the Ella Baker Center’s peer-to-peer fundraising platform, you can help resource the movement to end mass incarceration and state violence.

Learn more about our campaigns and find out how you can organize with us:

Outreach to community members to let them know about Proposition 47, and let state officials know communities need the savings.
The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and our allies are campaigning for jobs not jails, books not bars, and healthcare not handcuffs in Alameda County. Organize with us.
What is a Freedom City? Freedom Cities is a movement that seeks to make entire cities, towns, and communities safe for workers, the disabled, immigrants, Black people, Muslims, LGBTQ people, and all oppressed communities. A Freedom City is a community where we have investments in humanity and our...
Over the past 10 years, the Alameda County jail population has decreased by half— so why is the sheriff's budget increasing ? Under Sheriff Ahern’s "watch" there have been increasing deaths in the jails, abuse of people by sheriff's deputies, and support of white...
The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and our allies are campaigning for jobs not jails, books not bars, and healthcare not handcuffs in Alameda County. Organize with us.
Outreach to community members to let them know about Proposition 47, and let state officials know communities need the savings.
Safety begins with stable and healthy homes, neighborhoods and communities. That’s why we are standing up to win change and community-led solutions for unsheltered Oaklanders who are being displaced and criminalized. Racial inequality, poverty and housing segregation are on the rise in...

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