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August 2022

We’re on our way to San Juan, where we’ll be mounting the second installment of our Black Performance Exchange, Navegando lo Negro/Navigating Blackness! We’re looking forward to a busy week at La Goyco, where we’ll be reconnecting with our loves from LaBoriVogue and EspicyNipples. We’ll be teaching a bilingual Intro to Prison Abolition workshop, sharing…

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July 2022

We closed out June with a journalism roundtable at the Chicago Transformation Collab, joining Cara Reedy, Sarah Stillman, Keri Blakinger, Maya Schenwar, Josie Duffy Rice, and Jacqui Germain to discuss the role of writers and editors in interrogating carceral narratives, and pushing their readership towards abolition. It was a crucial conversation in a moment where…

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June 2022

We added a virtual panel to the schedule last month with the Socially Engaged Yoga Network alongside Damon Williams, Noha Arafa, and Peregrine Bermas, discussing the connections between healing justice and abolition. We also wanted to highlight that “Trans Bodies Trans Selves: Second Addition”—in which we co-wrote a chapter with Kung Feng—is now available from…

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May 2022

We have a lighter workload this month due to the fact that we’re moving apartments, but will facilitate a Gender, Sex & Sexuality 101 to our neighbors at Sullivan High School for their Global Issues course. We’ll also lead an Intro to Prison Abolition training for the loved ones of incarcerated people through the Coalition…

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