"...I just thought of myself as functioning where there was a need." That's how our namesake Ms. Ella Baker described her extraordinary life's work in a 1970 interview. Working behind the scenes, rather than constantly seeking the limelight, was a key part…Read More
This investigative report detailing the rise of the prison-industrial complex, is a must read: Private Prison Empire Rises Despite Startling Record Of Juvenile Abuse By Chris Kirkham This Huffington Post front-page report released the first of a two-part…Read More
The California legislature passed a compromise plan that asks for an extension of time to reduce overcrowding in the prisons. The Governor asked for three years but the court only granted 1 month and told the Governor to meet with the plaintiffs to find a…Read More
Unfortunately, we were not able to stop Brown's plan in the Assembly hearing. It's on a fast track through the legislature, and it could come up for a vote in the Assembly as early as today or next week.
The good news is that the leader of the California…Read More