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“Prison Resistance: Inside/Outside Movements to Transform U.S. Prisons”

The pandemic has exposed the abhorrent and deadly conditions inside our prisons. Join the Department of Sociology to hear from a panel of scholars and activists discussing the history of prison movements and their prospects for addressing the crisis today. The event, titled “Prison Resistance: Inside/Outside Movements to Transform U.S. Prisons,” will be held Nov. 11, from 5 to 6:45 p.m. via Zoom.

The panelists will be:

  • Amani Sawari, activist and founder of SawariMedia LLC; 
  • Reuben Jonathan Miller, sociologist from the University of Chicago;
  • Dan Berger, historian from the University of Washington Bothell;
  • Toussaint Losier, historian from University of Massachusetts-Amherst; and
  • Ronald D. Bey-Simpson, activist and director of outreach at JustLeadershipUSA.

Space is limited. Online registration is required; sign up to attend.