Workshop resources for Tuesday August 31

These are resources to help participants prepare for our interactive abolitionist workshop on Tuesday August 31, 2021.

Event Details:

Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
926 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI
Donations accepted for JGCA and SHUTEMDOWN2021

Description: Join us for a potluck and interactive two-part abolitionist workshop. In part one, we envision prison abolition not as an abstract ideal or long-term aspiration, but as a force growing within from the rebellions of prison captives. In part two, we learn practical lessons about how to achieve restorative justice through international solidarity with Indigenous-led anticolonial autonomous movements in northeast Syria and the southeast Mexican region of Chiapas.

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Restorative justice in northeast Syria

Imposed PDF of this article available for printing here.


I want to start this off with a thought experiment. Imagine that, for one reason or another, state authorities retreated from your area. For all intents and purposes the government was just gone one day. How would you organize your community?

Keep that in the back of your mind as we go.

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