July 2021

We added a training-the-trainers workshop to our June schedule for the Defund CPD campaign, helping to bring more facilitators into the fold, and spread the demand to abolish the Chicago Police Department to neighborhoods across the city. Our conversation with E’mon Lauren for The Real Hoodwives of Chicago podcast was joyful and moving, touched on…

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July 2020

A quick June round up: We had our first essay in Autostraddle for their Principles of Pride series, thanks to Xoài Pham! Our piece explored police and prison abolition as a demand of our queer ancestors, and a necessity for a liberated queer future. We were also featured in Elite Daily alongside other abolitionists we…

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August 2019

This month marks our five year anniversary facilitating for Chicago Desi Youth Rising’s summer leadership retreat! As such, on August 10th we will be teaching not one but three consecutive workshops for the South Asian youth organization: Intro to Prison Abolition, Linking Anti-Blackness & Anti-Immigration, and Intro to Neoliberalism. Phew! Our relationship with CDYR is one…

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July 2019

Our four-year-old essay Vogue Is Not For You—and a transcribed conversation between ourselves, Pony Zion, Pato Hebert, and Robert Sember in conjunction with it—have both been published on ArtsEverywhere. It was such an honor to get to sit down with other artists and educators we deeply admire, have real talk, and see our own values…

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