2017 2nd Annual Transformative Justice, Prison Abolition and Anarchist Criminology Conference
March 25 and 26, 2017
Senate Chambers, Student Union
Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado
Free and Open to the Public


Activists and scholars working within the realm of challenging the current punitive criminal justice system are welcome to submit for the 2nd Annual Transformative Justice, Prison Abolition & Anarchist Criminology Conference. This conference influenced by scholar-activism is structured around challenging and abolishing punitive justice, while promoting community-based alternatives such as restorative justice, transformative justice, community circles, healing groups, and Hip Hop battling. This conference welcomes all those interested in providing performances, workshops, lecturers, teach-ins, roundtables, and film screenings. Topics of interest include prison abolition, prisoner support, critiques of political repression, police abolition, de-colonialism, abolition of zero tolerance policies and the school to prison pipeline, all forms of academic repression, corporate repression, state terrorism, all things pertaining to youth justice, total liberation, intersectionality, horizontalism, LGBTTQQIA, mutual aid, disability liberation, Black liberation, indigenous sovereignty, racial justice, animal liberation, environmental justice, green anarchism, anarchism, and justice. This conference also welcomes all forms of art and music for social justice such as Hip Hop activism.

Send via e-mail as an attachment the following:

1. 200 to 250 word abstract.
2. 80 to 100 word third person one paragraph biography.
3. Title of presentation.
4. Type of presentation – workshop, teach-in, lecture on a panel, or round-table facilitation.

Send to: noyouthinprison@gmail.com – subject of e-mail: “2017 Conference Presentation Proposal”

Deadline to submit is Thursday March 9, 2017 – You will be notified of acceptance or not by March 11, 2017.

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