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ELLA BAKER CENTER
Are Black Women Paying the Costs of Incarceration?
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not only are Black women largely footing the bill for our nation's overreliance on incarceration, they are also often stigmatized when their loved ones return home and are subject to restrictive and discriminatory housing policies that render them vulnerable to homelessness and poverty.
Micah Bazant / Ella Baker Center
Jail Is Sinking Families Into Poverty, And Women Pay The Most
"There's a lot of shame around it, and you think you're the only one going through it, but you're not."
Seven Leaders to Inspire You to Act
Adria D. Goodson
Prime Movers Program Director at Hunt Alternatives
Today we announce the seven women and men chosen as our 2014 Prime Movers fellows who will inspire you next or may have already done so.
The Changing Face of California's Juvenile Justice System
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International 480
Turnstyle: What are the benefits and the challenges to realignment? By: Sayre Quevedo One of the biggest concerns is around
Oakland, California at the Forefront of Rooftop Revolution
writer, online organizer, entrepreneur
What is Solar Mosaic? What does it look when an entire community goes solar? Today, Oakland, California is showing the rest
California's Turning Tide on Youth Prisons
Seven years ago, the Ella Baker Center's Books Not Bars Campaign started calling for closing California's youth prisons. People laughed in our faces.
California: Protecting Public Safety by Preserving the Safety Net
Senior Policy Advocate, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties
Because of California's continuing budget crises, the question is no longer
we cut the corrections' budget but
What Would Van Do?
Now, more than ever, we must redouble our efforts to create a green-collar economy that truly creates opportunity for all.
A Green (and Brown) Voice in the White House
To have someone from our family advising the White House on how to put America back to work in a new, clean, and green economy brings renewed hope to our movement.
The Dream Reborn
The Dream Reborn coincides with the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s murder, thereby injecting a profound biblical quality to this venture that is clearly not lost upon its supporters.
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Memo To Candidates: Green-Collar Jobs Means Standing Up for People and the Planet
President, Dream Corps Unlimited; CNN Political Contributor
For those of us who are a part of the movement for green-collar jobs, Sunday's Democratic presidential debate was a real watershed moment.
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