Derick Morgan is the Policy Associate for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. As part of the Ella Baker Center’s legislative arm, he provides leadership on campaigns to expand principles of truth and reinvestment at the state level. Derick provides analysis of policy and helps the Ella Baker Center collaborate with different groups.
Before joining EBC as a Policy Associate, Derick contributed to campaigns to end mass incarceration and repeal ineffective sentencing as a legislative intern with the Ella Baker Center . He also helped create a sober social space for adults in Berkeley.
Derick immigrated to the US with his family, settling in West Palm Beach, Florida. There he would study art and later graduate from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in International Economics. His attention to analysis as well as aesthetics informs all facets of his life and his work.