Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Night Out for Safety and Liberation. Two Black adults and three Black children create street art with chalk.

Communities Gather for a Night of Safety and Liberation

For the seventh year, neighborhoods in more than 25 cities will host block parties and rallies to define what public safety means to them.

Illustrated image of two brown-skinned people lying in green foilage holding white masks

Nationwide Events Reimagine What Safety Means for Communities of Color

Night Out for Safety and Liberation organizers: “Focusing on policing as the primary path towards public safety causes harm to people of color. Safety comes from investment in public health solutions and the protection of all human rights. This is our opportunity to send this message loud and clear.”

Study Reveals the Financial Impact of Mass Incarceration on Families

Nearly 80 percent of the 1,500 people interviewed said they have been denied or declared ineligible for housing because of their or a loved one’s conviction history.