September 2022

We’re grateful to be back in Chicago after an amazing experience in Puerto Rico with Ivelisse Díaz, Edrimael Delgado, and the Navigating Blackness/Navegando lo Negro exchange. In addition to the incredible conversations that took place during our week of programming, we were also able to join La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón for part of their…

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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 Espicy Nipples. We’ll be teaching a bilingual Intro to Prison Abolition workshop,…

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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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