Beyond the Bars, LA

On October 13th, 14th & 15th, 2017, the Beyond the Bars LA fellows and the Justice Work Group at UCLA will host Beyond the Bars LA: The End of Mass Incarceration, our inaugural conference, to bring together community organizations, activists,

The Women’s Building Block Party

Dear friends, The Women’s Building block party is coming back to the neighborhood! On Saturday, September 23 on West 20th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, we’ll be holding our second annual block party featuring live performances, community art projects, kids’

New Feminist Solutions Report: The Crisis of Criminalization

The Crisis of Criminalization: A Call for a Comprehensive Philanthropic Response Written by Andrea J. Ritchie and Beth E. Richie   This report is an urgent call for a comprehensive philanthropic response to the growing crisis of criminalization. Over the past... READ MORE

Insurgent Knowledges: Book Discussion

“Taking a unique, multifaceted insider’s perspective,” Dr. Sojoyner in “First Strike delves into the root causes of its ever-expansive prison system and disastrous educational policy. Recentering analysis of Black masculinity beyond public rhetoric, First Strike critiques the trope of the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ and instead

Healing Justice Summit

Healing Justice Summit: Building a Healing Justice Movement Sept. 15th: Kick Off event Feat. Shawn Ginwright & YOC Organizers 5:30-8:30pm Sept. 16th: Full Day Healing Justice Experience 10am-5pm The Healing Justice Summit is an event that brings together youth, organizers,