We build on the legacy of the unsung hero of the civil rights movement by giving people opportunities and skills to work together to strengthen our communities so that all can thrive.

Your support of the Ella Baker Center is an investment in the power of people to make change. By donating, you enable us to promote positive solutions to urban problems from poverty to pollution and empower folks of color and low-income communities to impact lasting, and inspiring change.

Books Not Bars organizes the largest statewide network of families of incarcerated youth and champions policies to replace California's costly, broken youth prison system with alternatives that work.

Green-Collar Jobs Campaign builds a thriving green economy that puts the planet and people first.

Soul of the City places the well-being of Oakland directly in the hands of the community. We honor the important role that each person plays in creating a vibrant and thriving city.

Heal the Streets trains Oakland youth to become community leaders and violence prevention advocates.

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