Find out about upcoming Ella Baker Center events, events hosted by our allies, and events our staff is at across the country. 

Nothing Stops a Bullet Like a Job

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Father's and Families of San Joaquin County are hosting a job fair on Wednesday, October 18, in Stockton. 

"The purpose of the Resource Fair is to provide individuals opportunities for success rather than resorting to unhealthy avenues that lead to violence and crime. We aim to reach this goal through employment and financial stability and the implementation of healing...

On the Front Lines: Ending Gun Violence Summit

October 19, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

Father & Families of San Joaquin will be hosting On the Frontlines: Ending Gun Violence Summit (Thursday, October 19, 2017 (9 am-5 pm) at the Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium (525 N. Center St, Stockton, CA 95202).

"On the Frontlines Summit on Day 2 (10/19), we will...

Ella Baker Center Member Congress

October 21, 2017 -
11:30am to 4:30pm


Members of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights will be meeting for our first Member Congress. There will also be a subsequent mingling/social event from 5-7pm. Members will help determine EBC's policy agenda for our local and state work in 2018.  We hope that we can build stronger relationships across the membership and discuss how to grow the membership to include...

Folk Fights Back - A Benefit for the Ella Baker Center

October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

Folk musicians around the country are holding simultaneous themed fundraising concerts to support needed causes. The cause for this concert is Racial Justice, and the Ella Baker Center has been selected as the beneficiary. Lineup includes: Faye Carol, KTO Project, MoToR/dance, Austin Willacy, Cascada de Flores, Oakland Youth Chorus.

This fundraiser was not organized by the Ella Baker...

Ella Baker Center Editorial Board Meeting

October 23, 2017 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm


RSVP to the first meeting by emailing If you are interested in joining but unable to attend the meeting in person please fill out this form. The board will be in charge of creating content, managing, and deciding the strategy behind the Ella Baker Center's...

Dia De Los Muertos Festival

October 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm


Come through and stop by the Restore Oakland booth at the festival to make art and create an altar! In its 22nd year, The Unity Council Día de Los Muertos Festival is a free, outdoor festival that brings over 60,000 people to the vibrant, culturally-rich Fruitvale neighborhood. Families across California join us...