- "Highlight and publicize ongoing work through a website, emails and publicity campaigns. Make visible the extensive work that is ongoing and help women connect across geographic, issue, race and class divides."
- Connect people with other people and with resources that can help to launch new projects.
- Convene an annual or bi-annual gathering of Ella’s Daughters' network to share, celebrate, strategize, commiserate and support one another.
- "Advance awareness about Baker and those she worked with who represent the basic tenets of her beliefs."
Affiliate organizations include: MADRE, Alliance for Global Justice, James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership, Critical Resistance, Disabled Peoples International, Hands Off Assata, Incite!, People's Hurricane Relief Fund and Oversight Coalition, The Praxis Project, Project South, Sista Girls, Sista 2 Sista Hermana a Hermana, SWC, United Social Forum, Women of Color Resource Center, Black Youth Project, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and Document the Silence.