Art Against Imprisonment
Join us Sunday, March 21 at 10 am PST for Art Against Imprisonment, a virtual art exhibit that features art from incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people in Palestine and in the US.
Join us will be former political prisoners: Hafez Omar, Linda Evans, and Oscar Lopez Rivera; Anmar Rafeedie, cultural worker and long time member of El-Fanoun Palestinian Dance Troupe; and a message from Kevin Cooper currently on California’s death row. We will also be joined by musical artist Naima Shaloub. More to come.
Join us Thursday, March 25th for an International Women’s Month conversation with four courageous women who have stood up for their lives and their communities.
Register here: bit.ly/DefendOurLives
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. When the event is at capacity, you can tune in via FB Live
- Janet and Janine Africa – the MOVE 9
- Siwatu Salama Ra – Freedom Team Detroit/Grassroots Global Justice
- Laura Whitehorn – RAPP (Release Aging People in Prison)
- *Possible surprise speaker!
- Moderated by Aleta Toure’ – Parable of the Sower Intentional Community Cooperative, Grassroots Global Justice (GGJ), People’s Strike, and AfroSoc
Across the U.S. and the globe, unprecedented health, economic and social crisis is leading to escalating violence against BIPOC communities, often targeting women and TGNC people in particular. Over 10,000 people were arrested in the course of the 2020 uprisings after George Floyd’s murder, but they have largely been disappeared from public view. Women who have been imprisoned for defending themselves and their communities have much to teach us about resisting state violence.
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Hosted by California Coalition for Women Prisoners & Parable of the Sower Intentional Community Cooperative
Endorsed by: The National Jericho Movement, New York City Jericho Movement, Release Aging People in Prison, Aging People in Prison – Human Rights Campaign, Oakland Jericho Movement, Freedom Archives, and Grassroots Global Justice, Critical Resistance