Why communities in Oakland and nationwide are organizing for alternatives to Neighborhood Watch on Tuesday, August 6.
Hundreds marched at Corcoran State Prison to show support for prisoners’ ongoing hunger strike. How you can add you voice to the call on Gov. Brown.
Join us August 6 for a Night Out for Safety, Democracy & Human Rights, and build neighborhoods where people see and value – rather than watch – each other...
Ella Baker Center's outgoing Executive Director Jakada Imani announces new executive director, board members.
Zachary Norris, former Books Not Bars campaign director, will return to the Ella Baker Center as Executive Director; civil rights luminaries Van Jones and Michelle Alexander will join Board. Today, we’re thrilled to announce that Zachary Norris, founder and former co-director of Justice for...
Will Trayvon Martin’s death be the impetus we need to finally address the racist roots of our “justice” system and build something new?
The State of California wants to ignore the human rights of people locked up in its prisons. How you can make sure they don’t get away with that.
US prisons are not for rehabilitation or public safety, but for profit. More about the one place where slavery is still legal in the US.
On July 8, inmates in California prisons will resume their hunger strike against inhumane use of solitary confinement. Here’s how you can stand with them.
How an 11-year-old boy exploded the racist notion that "Americans" are white.