Join us for a conversation on ending mass criminalization and mass incarceration with leaders in the movement:
• Fania Davis, Executive Director, Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth
• Dorsey Nunn, Co-Founder, All of Us or None and Executive Director, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
• Zachary Norris, Executive Director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Moderated by Aya de Leon, poet, novelist and Director of June Jordan's Poetry for the People program
For many communities, people of color, and activists in the fight for racial justice, the abolitionist movement never ended. Racial oppression was not vanquished by the Emancipation Proclamation, the Civil Rights Act or the election of President Obama. Our society has found new, violent ways to enforce racial inequality.
Michelle Alexander states in her book, The New Jim Crow, “We have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” What can be done? Come hear some solutions from leaders on the frontlines of this struggle to reimagine justice.
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2501 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94612
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