In the United States, many advocates of a Green New Deal have begun to include calls for prison abolition in the plan. In Canada, however, the connection between a Green New Deal and prison abolition has yet to be made explicit or widespread. So how can the climate movement work for prison abolition as a core strategy for shared liberation and a society where all are welcome and safe?
On August 27th, you’ll have a chance to hear three brilliant organizers, artists, and educators speak about the thinking that has driven their prison abolition work for decades; you’ll hear us connect prison abolition and the Green New Deal; and you’ll get to ask some questions of your own!
Panelists: El Jones, Robyn Maynard, Cedar Hopperton