Belvie Rooks serves on the board of directors of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
Rooks is a writer, educator and executive producer of Watts Up! Demaria's Journey from Watts to the Frontiers of Consciousness, featuring Edgar Mitchell, Lynn Twist, Archbisop Desmond Tutu and other global visionaries. She was writer and producer for Courage, a series hosted by Danny Glover that was selected in 2000 by TV Guide as one of the "Top Ten" inspirational shows on television. She is currently Vice President of Special Projects at Carrie Productions.