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Color of Violence 4: Beyond the State: Inciting Transformative Possibilities
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Thursday, March 26
 

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Friday, March 27
 

8:00am

9:00am

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Anti-Trafficking Policies and the Deputization of Social Service Dusable BEmi Koyama Bayan: Transforming Home in the Diaspora Dusable CKatrina Pestaño • Norma Timbang Breastfeeding, Incarceration and State Violence: Maternal Rights in Prison and the Criminalization of Black Mother Clark CAyanna Banks Harris • Lakeesha Harris • Charity Tolliver Consent and Queer Bodies Grant AEdxie Betts • Chella Coleman • Los Angeles Queer Resistance • Jackie Sanchez Creating Intersectional Strategy:  Ideas for Cross-Movement Collaborations Grant BEjeris Dixon • Shira Hassan • Joo-Hyun Kang • Mimi Kim Dismantling the Womb to Prison Pipeline / El Reto de ser Mujer-de la Matriz hasta la Carcel Grant DMembers of Mamas of Color Rising • Members of Vibrant Woman/Mama Sana Healing and Transformative Practices: the Foundation for Lasting Social Change and Sustainable Peace Adler ABDominique Stevenson In this Shit: Strategies for Regaining Perspective, Building Skills and Transforming Conditions Burnham ABLils Fujikawa • Stacy A Torres Liberation Shows Up! Healing Justice Beyond the Medical-Industrial Complex BallroomThird Root Education Exchange (TREE) • Kay Ulanday Barrett • Disability Justice Collective • Geleni Fontaine Media Arts Justice - Restoring Stories For Our Bodies As Transformative Resurgence Clark BDenicia Cadena • Native Youth Sexual Health Network Solidarity Economics for Liberation & Independence Hyde Park BNene Igletseme • Aisha Shillingford The Political Economy of Reproductive Violence: Interrogating U.S. Social Policy & the Violence of Disposability Grant CShana griffin The Problem With National Conferences Field CJenny Lee When Organizing is Triggering Clark APragya Sharma Wild Seeds: Collective Healing as Resistance Burnham CDesiree Evans • Kris Ford • Mwende Katwiwa • Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy • Rebecca Mwase • Savannah Shange • Mshairi Siyanda

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CANCELED: Families of Sisters in Spirit – It Starts With Us - Healing our Communities Without the State Hyde Park BColleen Cardinal • Kristen Gilchrist • Bridget Tolley CANCELED: Re-envisioning the Revolutionary Body Ballroom CANCELED: Using Ancestral Healthcare Knowledge to Resist Medical Violence Dusable C Children's Track in Interplanetary Space Room Adler C Building an Indigenous Reproductive Justice Response to Environmental Violence Dusable CNative Youth Sexual Health Network • Kahea Pacheco Buy 10 Guns, Get 2 Tanks Free: A Workshop on Resisting Police Militarization Dusable ASeelai Karzai • Tara Tabassi Djing as Re-Visioning & Resistance: Storytelling, Strategy Sesh & Collaborative Workshop Grant CMothershiester • DJ rAt (DC) • Inda Nile (Anthology of Booty/ Incite DC) • DJ Precolumbian - Philly Feel the QUWA: A Project on Self Defense and Trauma Healing with Syrian Women Refugees in Turkey Dusable BZeinab Khalil Femmes After the Apocalypse Grant DDr. micha cárdenas Getting to the Root: Food Justice & Survival in Chicago Clark AErika Allen • Chef Fresh • Stephanie Gentry-Fernandez • Amy Mall Healing Justice 101 Field CStacy Rene Erenberg • Shira Hassan How Do We Do This Thing?: The Actual Practice of Supporting Loving Equitable Relationships and Accountable Communities in Queer, Trans and Activist Communities Grant ADeAnn Alcantara-Thompson • Shannon Perez-Darby How We Experience, Address, and Heal from State Violence BallroomAdriann Barboa • Patrisse Cullors • Alexandra Moffett-Bateau • Andrea Ritchie Knowledges We Intuit: An Experimental Writing Group for Radical Survivors of Violence Burnham CPeggy/Kyoungwon Lee Making Legacy, Making Life: QTPOC Family Building Beyond the State Part 1 Grant BRosana Cruz • Cherry Galette • Savannah Shange Policies that Make People Disappear: Disaster, Displacement, Carcerality and Privatization = Hurricane Katrina Ten Years Later Burnham ABShana griffin The Movement to Free Marissa Alexander: A Case Study of a Legal Defense Committee Adler ABChicago Alliance to Free Marissa Alexander • Members of Free Marissa Now! Towards a Black Feminist Future: Interrogating Our Political Moment, Amplifying Black Feminist Brilliance Clark CParis Hatcher

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Black Women's Blueprint presents Surviving the Mic: A Black Feminist Poetic Dialogue BallroomPiper Anderson • Nikki Patin • Lakeesha Harris • e nina jay • Sherina Rodriguez • Mojdeh Stoakley • Kamaya Thompson BDS as an Anti-Colonial Feminist Strategy Hyde Park BAROC (Arab Resource and Organizing Center) • AMWAJ (Arab Movement of Women Arising for Justice) • SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) Best Practices for Keeping Sex Workers Out of the Hands of Law Enforcement Field CBorn Beautiful Beyond 'Don't Feed the Trolls': A Strategy Session for Online Violence and Accountability Burnham CAlisa Bierria • Andy Smith Beyond Bars: Working With and Against the Carceral System through Creative Writing Dusable ATria Andrews • Diahndra Grill • Tanaya Winder Dalit Women's Self-Resepct March Shares Their Experience Breaking the Silence on Caste-Based Sexual Violence in India  Dusable BThe All India Dalit Women's Rights Forum (AIDMAM) • Sanghapalli Aruna • Manisha Devi • Asha Kowtal • Deepika Shokeen • Thenmozhi Soundararajan DeColonizing the Imagination: Improvisations on Anti-Black Violence & Spectacle Dusable CKai Barrow Making Legacy, Making Life: QTPOC Family Building Beyond the State Part 2 Grant BRosana Cruz • Cherry Galette • Savannah Shange Navigating Conflict: Community Building and Reproductive Justice Policy Struggles in New Orleans Grant CKris Ford • Shana griffin • Liz Lew • S. Mandisa Moore-O'Neal • Deepa Panchang Organizing Nonviolent Direct Actions Within a Transformative Framework Burnham ABKelly Hayes • Page May Resisting State Violence On All Fronts: Cultivating Our Human Rights for Self-Determination Grant AM Adams • Patricia Allard • Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq. • Theresa Martinez Rewriting How the Media Reports on Violence Against Women Clark BClaudia Garcia-Rojas • Nnenna Okeke Staying Careful/Being Dangerous : Transformation Justice Through Strategic Self-care Adler ABangélica de jesús • Rebecca Keel Tranformative Justice: Love Questions Grant DLils Fujikawa • Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha Using Theater as a Tool for Community Accountability Clark APatricia Ornelas • Vileana De La Rosa • Carla Osorio Veliz Xicana Mamihood: Responses to Violence in Our Communities Clark CGloria Perez-Stewart • Jessica Ochoa Zamarripa Children's Track in Interplanetary Space Room Adler C

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Saturday, March 28
 

8:00am

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Arab Movement of Women arising for Justice (AMWAJ): Growing our Movement Clark BLeila Abdelrazaq • Dena Al-Adeeb • Nadine Darwish • Farah Erzouki • Nesreen Hasan • AMWAJ (Arab Movement of Women Arising for Justice) • Nadine Naber • Camille Odeh Breaking the Cycle: Parents, Girl/Friends, and an Intergenerational Movement To End Gender Violence Dusable BGirl/Friends parents and youth leaders • Salamishah Tillet • Scheherazade Tillet Building for the Long Haul: Strategy, Structure and Work Adler ABLayel Camargo • Mia Mingus Chicana Feminist Praxis: Transforming Heteropatriarchal University Using Community Accountability Coalitions Grant DClarissa Rojas • Amrah Salomon • Audrey Silvestre • Nadia Zepeda Cop Watch and Beyond Clark AYesenia Ramos De-militarize & Politicize: How Movements can Organize Against Military Recruiters & Police Departments Field CSharmin Hossain • Uruj Sheikh Dreaming Change: Collective Sci Fi/Visionary Storytelling Burnham ABadrienne maree brown • Walidah Imarisha Indigenous Feminist and Two-Spirit Ogichidaa : Why Harm Reduction is Badass and Revolutionary Clark CLindsay Nixon • Molly Swain LBGT Youth in the Sex Trade Burnham CMitchyll Mora Peeling Back The Mask on 'Carceral Humanism': Feminist Cages and Mental Health Jails Dusable APatrisse Cullors • Shabina Toorawa • Christina Tsao • Diana Zuniga Profile This! Young Muslim Women Addressing Violence Grant AAisha & Fatima & Fadum & Ameenah • Yasmin Hussain • Farrah Khan • Darakshan Raja • Theodora Ranelli Roundtable Discussion: Incorporating Restorative Justice and Transformative Justice in our anti-violence organizations Grant CIliana Figueroa • Sidoni Gonzalez  • Sharmili Majumdar • Soniya Munshi • Bhavana Nancherla We Always Resist: Combating Reproductive Oppression in the Black Community  Grant BMonica Raye Simpson Who You Calling a B8#@%?!” Towards an End to Gendered and Sexualized Street Harassment in Central Brooklyn BallroomNo Disrespect Collective Womb Liberation! Using Education, Intuitive Wisdom, and Community Support to Respond to State and Interpersonal Violence on the Reproductive Health of Women of Color Dusable CShonettia Monique • Vickie R. Sides WonderLab Creative Placemaking in a Time of Capital Hyde Park BLuzviminda Uzuri "Lulu" Carpenter • Katrina Pestaño

11:30am

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CANCELED: Long Distance Dreaming: Practicing Consensus Through Snail Mail with Prisoners Burnham CTransformative Justice Law Project of Illinois • Monica James Building Trans* Autonomy Through Liberation Arts   Hyde Park BGender Justice LA Theatre of the Oppressed Claiming Our Voice BallroomYaliniDream • Chitra Aiyar First Aid - First Responders For the N'Hood Burnham ABPeople's Community Medics • Lesley Phillips • Sharena Thomas Gender Justice: Exploring Movement Building, Messaging and Solidarity Across Prison Walls Dusable ATheresa Martinez • Misty Rojo Get Yr Rights! Grant BVeronica Bayetti Flores • Shaena Johnson • Mitchyll Mora Immigrant Movement Organizing: Fighting Racial Profiling, Detention, and Deportation of Immigrant Communities Clark CEunice Hyunhye Cho • Paulina Helm-Hernandez • Aurea Martinez • Tania Unzueta Indigenous Youth & Harm Reduction - Reducing the Harm On Our Bodies as a Generational Response to Colonialism and State Violence Grant DNative Youth Sexual Health Network Manifestations of Resistance and Cultural Activism in the Arab World and Its Diaspora Clark ADJ Emancipacion (Oakland) • Dena Al-Adeeb • Lillian Boctor • Youmna Chiala • Renda Dabit • Noura Erekat • Nadine Naber Queering RJ Dusable CShelley Halstead Roundtable Discussion: India's Daughter Grant CKrittika Ghosh • Bhavana Nancherla Roundtable Discussion: Starting and Sustaining a Transformative Justice Collective Grant AMayadet P. Cruz • Iliana Figueroa • Sidoni Gonzalez  • Vivi Moreno Sex Workers of Colour Fight Violence + Stigma! Clark BRobyn Maynard The Foster Care to Prison Pipeline: History and Resistance Dusable BChassidy Boyd • Charity Tolliver Using Indigenous Cultural Approaches for Healing and Accountability from Intimate and Sexual Violence Field CKata Issari • Valli Kalei Kanuha Victims’ Rights: Beyond Retribution, or When We Look Like Criminals Ourselves -- Women of Color and Exclusionary Restorative Justice Practices Adler ABTatiana Chaterji

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CANCELED: Silence No More Clark CMaicheeia Lo CANCELED: SurThriving the Chi: Resilience and Resistance of TGNC POC Chicago Burnham ABXavier Danae Maatra • Dr. micha cárdenas • Monica James Out in the Night Film Screening BallroomRenata Hill A Human Rights Approach to Addressing Police Violence Against Women and Other Violations Grant ACrista E. Noel • Yolande M. S. Tomlinson Ayotzinapa: 43 Seeds of Consciousness Uniting Mexico Against Its State Adler ABSara Oceguera • Laura Ramirez • Fatima Zavala Challenging the Criminalization of Condoms Grant CShelby Chestnut • Veronica Bayetti Flores • Andrea Ritchie Fantasizing Safer Space Dusable BNatalia • Valencia Wombone Get Un-stuck: Tackling Transformative Justice as Practice & Questions Grant BRen-yo Hwang • Amrah Salomon Hands on Healing for Violence-Based Trauma Grant DThird Root Education Exchange (TREE) • Geleni Fontaine • Adaku Utah Honoring Our Heartbeat: Understanding the Needs of Forced Marriage & 'Honour' Related Violence Survivor Clark AFarrah Khan • Chenthoori Malankov • Kathana Ratnakara Layered and Foundational: Race, Gender and Schools as Sites of Violence Burnham CConnie Wun Radical Healing and Transformation in the Southeast Asian American Community Clark BChhaya Chhoum • Mia-lia Kiernan • Nancy Nguyen • Chanravy Proeung • Yee Thao Rejecting Victim/Survivor Dichotomy: From Individual Mandate to Collective Action Field CEmi Koyama Surviving the “Other War on Women”: Exploring the Criminalization and Punishment of Survivors of Trauma/Dddiction via Our Criminal Legal and Child Welfare System and Building Transformative Legal and Commun… Dusable CSara Ainsworth • Richael Faithful • Lillian Hewko • Tina Reynolds Swimming Against the Mainstream Dusable AHeidi Notario • Josephine V. Serrata The Gender Violence of Securing Borders: Organizing Against Policing and Immigration Law as Criminal Enforcement Hyde Park BJuanita Flores • Pooja Gehi • Sylvia Lopez • Carolina Morales • Hyejin Shim • Lee Ann Wang

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Sunday, March 29
 

9:00am

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11:30am