Movement to End the New Jim Crow: Reimagining Justice


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.

Tickets are sliding scale $5 - $20 with proceeds benefiting participating speaker organizations. No one turned away for lack of funds. Email with ticket requests or questions.

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ACCESS NEEDS: This event is wheelchair accessible. If you have specific access needs, please email, and we'll be happy to work with you to accommodate them.

SCENT FREE: We ask that guests do their best to be as scent free as possible. Please refer to this resource from the East Bay Meditation Center for more information on what that means. There will be a scent free section of seating offered.

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February 23, 2017 at 7pm - 9pm
First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94612
United States
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