Template:TOCnestleft Diana Frappier is a founding memberof the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, with Van Jones and has remained the behind the scenes support that makes the Center's work possible.
Diana Frappier has proudly supported the organization's growth from a small-scale operation of one full-time staff into a grassroots powerhouse.
Diana Frappier received her B.A. in Social Welfare and her J.D. at Hastings College of Law.
While she is not focused on the Ella Baker Center, Frappier operates a private community criminal defense practice and serves on the boards of Bay Area non-profits Machen Center and TURF (Together United Recommitted Forever.)
A San Francisco native, Frappier is also a real estate broker, supporting activists and other members of her community to empower themselves through homeownership.
Green for All
In 2005, Van Jones and Diana Frappier launched the Ella Baker Center's Green-Collar Jobs Campaign. This led to the establishment of the US's first "Green Jobs Corps" in Oakland.