COUNTERPUNCH (Weekend Edition August 8-10, 2014) A Scholar & Theoretician of Human Justice Joins the Ancestors: Eddie Ellis and the Struggle for Black Freedom by ORISANMI BURTON With the passing of Eddie Ellis in July of 2014, another giant of the black freedom struggle has joined the ancestors. Eddie features prominently in my dissertation research […]
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** Please note that there will be a memorial held in honor of Eddie Ellis on the evening of Friday, September 12, 2014 at the New York Ethical Society. For more information or to receive future notice of the evening, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. “As for me, I start from the proposition that no […]
Power the movement to build the Eddie Ellis Academy for Human Justice! We are saddened beyond words that our beloved founder, Eddie Ellis, has transitioned from this earth. His strategic thinking, historical analysis and tireless love instructed and infused our daily work and growth. At the same time, we are ever more charged to continue […]
The seven neighborhood study, authored by the Green Haven Think Tank and featured in New York Times in 1992, is just as true and relevant today as it was in the 80’s and 90’s. Read the full article below featuring an interview with our founder & president, Eddie Ellis.
Dr. Divine Pryor introduces the concept of Human Justice as developed and unveiled by the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions at the Inaugural Human Justice Award Gala that took place on April 13, 2012 at 1199SEIU. Harry Belafonte, Danny Glover and Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) were among the featured hosts and speakers at […]
In July, 2013 Eddie Ellis gave a lengthy interview to Katti Gray for The Sun Magazine entitled, “The Run-On Sentence: Eddie Ellis on Life after Prison.” We have a brief excerpt below, or you can read the full interview on the Sun website or you can download the article below. Gray: How can we help people […]
In 2013, CNUS was contracted by the NYC Department of Probation (DOP) to provide technical assistance in developing community engagement capacity for Neighborhood Opportunity Networks (NeON) – community-based DOP offices in Harlem, South Bronx, Brookyn, Queens and Staten Island. For 6 months, we worked with each of the six NeON’s leadership (Assistant Commissioners, Branch Chiefs, […]
Staff and leaders of Center for NuLeadership explain the roots of our work.