Resistance & Organizing in Women's Prisons Workshop (Vikki Law) @ Eugene, OR
Saturday, February 16 2013 @ 03:30 PM - - 04:30PM
Social Justice, Real Justice (SJRJ) Conference
University of Oregon
UO EMU Walnut Room
Join Vikki Law for a workshop titled Resistance & Organizing in Women's Prisons at the Social Justice, Real Justice Conference in Eugene Oregon.
For more information on the conference, click the event link below.
The conference is free to all and runs February 14th-16th at The University of Oregon.
Vikki Law is Victoria Law is a writer, photographer, and mother. After a brief stint as a teenage armed robber, she became involved in prisoner support. In 1996, she helped start Books Through Bars-New York City, a group that sends free books to prisoners nationwide. In 2000, she began concentrating on the needs and actions of women in prison, drawing attention to their issues by writing articles and giving public presentations. Since 2002, she has worked with women incarcerated nationwide to produce Tenacious: Art and Writings from Women in Prison and has facilitated having incarcerated women's writings published in larger publications, such as Clamor magazine, the website "Women and Prison: A Site for Resistance" and the upcoming anthology Interrupted Lives. She is also the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles Of Incarcerated Women, 2nd Edition
as well as Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities