Justice Education Week Kickoff with Keynote Speaker Angela Davis

Monday, April 19, 2021
6:00 p.m.
Justice Education Week Kickoff with Keynote Speaker Angela Davis

Join us Monday, April 19th, 6:00-7:30 pm for keynote speaker Angela Davis: Education Justice: Incarceration, Carceral Education & Abolitionist Pedagogy.

Dr. Angela Davis is a civil rights leader, educator, and abolitionist activist. She is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and author of several books on race, class, feminism, and the U.S. prison system. Her talk will explore carcerality, its history, and relationship to systemic oppression, and the role abolitionist, liberatory pedagogy can play for educators, especially those working with students that are incarcerated or previously incarcerated, in and out of carceral settings. From 7-7:30 the organizers of the event will share some ways you can get involved on campus and off in carceral reform and education.

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This event is sponsored by the College of Education, Office of Educational Equity, College of Liberal Arts, History Department, Latina/o Studies, Rock Ethics Institute, African American Studies, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center, and Students’ Restorative Justice Initiative.

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