Darris Young speaking to the board of supervisors in regards to the public safety funds. Photo by: Alsanosi Adam

Darris Young, an organizer with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, speaking to the Board of Supervisors in regards to the public safety funds. Photo by: Alsanosi Adam

Alameda County supervisors vote to boost funds for post-incarceration services

For several months, the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights has urged the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to allocate 50 percent of their public safety funds to community organizations that assist people who have recently been released from incarceration. Their campaign is called “Jobs Not Jails.” Their effort paid off Tuesday, when the board...

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