Mass Incarceration in the Margins: Women, Trans and the P.I.C.

Thursday, March 8, 2012
7:30pm until 10:30pm

The first event of a series throughout March to celebrate Women’s History Month.
___________________________________________________________________

Vikki Law (http://resistancebehindbars.org/)

Tina Reyonolds (http://womenandprison.org/contributors/view/tina_reynolds) – WORTH (http://womenontherise-worth.org/)

Tanisha Douglas (http://mxgm.org/)

Laura Whitehorn (http://www.kersplebedeb.com/mystuff/profiles/whitehorn.html)

Sonni Farrow (OWS)

and representatives from the Silvia Rivera Law Project (http://srlp.org/)
___________________________________________________________________

Many statistics and conversations alike about prisons, seem to present a uniform image of prison populations. If one were to believe the contrived image created by our contemporary culture about prisons, through television shows and corporate media, it would seem as if all prisoners were unremorseful, violent, adult male, murderers and rapists. This is simply not the case.

While adult males do occupy the most space in these institutions; they are not alone. Women and Youth are becoming the largest growing demographics of newly arrested and incarcerated individuals.
__________________________________________________________________

Throughout the evening our panelists will discuss particular issues facing incarcerated Women and Trans peoples.

From outlining the historical development of incarceration to issues of privatization, personal experience and resistance; the program will not be one to miss.
___________________________________________________________________

Sliding scale donations. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

http://www.facebook.com/events/337856316253852/

Advertisements

One response to “Mass Incarceration in the Margins: Women, Trans and the P.I.C.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s