Zachary Norris

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Zachary Norris

Zachary Norris is the Director[1]of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Books Not Bars campaign. Lives in Oakland, California.


Studied Literature, English at Harvard University


Schooled at one of the top organizing programs in the country — the Los Angeles-based Labor/Community Strategy Center, a cutting edge "Think Tank/Act Tank" — Zachary Norris has been instrumental in building Families for Books Not Bars - California's only statewide network of families with children in California youth prisons.

As an attorney, Norris served as a law clerk for Equal Justice Initiative, where he prepared a post-conviction petition to Alabama courts on behalf of a capital defendant. He is also a Board Member of Witness for Peace, a national organization working for peace, justice and sustainable economies in the Americas.

Seed the Vote

Seed the Vote is a project of the Everyday People PAC.

Some of the individuals supporting this project (organizations listed for identification purposes only):

Ella Baker Center supporter

In 2009 Zachary Norris was a financial supporter of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, California.[3]

Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing

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Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing, was a nationwide conference call organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Sunday October 30, 2016.

What's the nature of this right-wing threat? What has this election cycle changed about the political terrain we're fighting on? How do we need to prepare for whats coming after the election? Hear about these crucial questions from our panel of top political strategists, including Nelini Stamp, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Linda Burnham, and Sendolo Diaminah.

Those invited, on Facebook included Zachary Norris.[4]