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Youth Arts New York
& the Real Women of Orange is the New Black present:

SPEAK OUT! Women and Mass Incarceration
A one-day workshop for high school students
October 23, 2018
9 AM – 2:30 PM
YWCA Brooklyn, 30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(near Atlantic St. & Flatbush Ave)

SPEAK OUT! Women and Mass Incarceration — personal testimony, restorative justice and a road map to prison abolition. This interactive workshop with the real women behind Orange Is the New BlackCarol Soto, Justine “Taz” Moore, Beatrice Codianni and Dominican Sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert with Dr. Emily Welty, Director of Peace and Justice Studies at Pace University and educators Kathleen Sullivan and Robert Croonquist  — will explore the mass incarceration of women and its remedies, restorative and transformational justice, and resources for action. The day will be a mix of small group work and plenaries. Morning snacks and a healthy lunch with vegetarian option will be served. (75 students maximum each day)

FEE: $5 per student
COMMITMENT: Students and teachers must commit to the entire day
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