We RISE: From recent uprisings to long-standing social justice movements, the concept of abolition and its application to various components of society is a pressing topic in 2020. This October series, free and open to all, aims to explore the history and progression of abolitionist efforts, the interconnectedness of abolition work across communities, and opportunities to civically engage in this arena further.
Ain't Nothing New About Abolition
October 6, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Abolition in the Now
October 13, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Solidarity Across Communities
October 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Policing, Civic Engagement, and Liberation
October 27, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Students can come by La Ventanita (1203 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL) to pick up a meal ticket for the series, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 10:00-12:00 p.m.
Registration Link: https://go.illinois.edu/abolitionuiuc
Sponsored by: Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, La Casa Cultural Latina, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center, Women's Resources Center
Co-sponsored by: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion