Angela Davis will be on Treaty 6 Land on March 15th at 7:00pm
RESERVED SEATING IS NOW SOLD OUT. There will be a limited number of tickets at the door, as well as an overflow room where Angela Davis’ talk will be live streamed.
She will be hosting a public lecture on the intersections of the prision industrial complex, race, and gender based violence.
Angela Davis, born on January 26, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama, became a master scholar who studied at the Sorbonne. She joined the U.S. Communist Party and was jailed for charges related to a prison outbreak, though ultimately cleared. Known for books like Women, Race & Class, she has worked as a professor and activist who advocates gender equity, prison reform and alliances across colour lines.
This event is free and open to the public.
Bus tickets will be available at this event.
Room 1-430 in Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), University of Alberta North Campus
A map of campus is available here: http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/
ASL interpreted and wheelchair accessible.* To request childcare, email volunteer@apirg by March 13th.
If you have any accessibility needs for this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is hosted by Alberta Pirg, U- SOLVE and Gender Based Violence Prevention Project.
APIRG and the GBVPP will be hosting a queer book drive for the Edmonton Institute for Women (the prison). While all our events are free, if you would like to donate $5, $10, $15 or any amount, we will have a list of books we hope to purchase. You can also make a donation online when you reserve your ticket.
Items for purchase:
APIRG will also have copies of Undoing Border Imperialism available for purchase: $20
Paradox: art and writing from women in prison
All funds go to Inmate Committee
Suggested donation $5
Copies of the Certain Days 2014 Calendar for political prisoners: $15