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Without Walls: Abolition & Rethinking Education
Date: Friday April 14th, 6 – 8: 30 PM
Location: Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (4 blocks from BART in Oakland), 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612
Organizing to get police out of your school? Working on responses to harm in the classroom
and staffroom that do not involve criminalization? Want a curriculum that creates possibilities to imagine and build a world without prisons and borders? Building to protect students and families from immigration enforcement (ICE)?
Come to this panel discussion with K-12 educators and abolitionist organizers that will deepen learning between and across these constituencies and identify needed tools and resources.
Organized and co-sponsored by Critical Resistance- Oakland, People’s Education Movement (Bay Area), Education for Liberation, Teachers 4 Social Justice, Center for Political Education, Underground Scholars Initiative, and Ethnic Studies Summit.
Childcare provided by Abundant Beginnings.
Intro to the Prison Industrial Complex and Abolition Workshop for K-12 Educators*
Date: Saturday April 15, 11am-2pm.
Location: Omni Commons (8 blocks from MacArthur BART), 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
This workshop will provide a space for educators to dig into CR’s analysis of the prison industrial complex (PIC) and identify practical and strategic ways to begin integrating abolition into their work.
Need childcare? Let us know by 4/12 please.
Questions? Contact Jess Heaney: email@example.com
*Please note this is a workshop specifically for educators (teachers, school admin, afterschool workers, cultural workers, etc), but this is not a workshop *for K-12 youth themselves.* If you could like a workshop for youth, please email firstname.lastname@example.org We would want to do well by young people and do our youth-friendly workshop!Accessibiilty: The Omni Ballroom space is ADA accessible. There is a ramp into the ballroom, as well as a chairlift. Please also come fragrance free if you are able.