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A World Without Police and Prisons: A Conversation on What Abolition Really Means with Amber Ashley James
July 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a series of small group discussions to build bridges and cultivate a better understanding of the issues at stake in this year’s elections. Together, we can wield civic power for change in 2020 and beyond.
Our second conversation is entitled A World Without Police and Prisons: A Conversation on What Abolition Really Means with Amber Ashley James, JD.
Amber Ashley James is an prison abolitionist, political educator, and lawyer dedicated to building a world without prisons, police, and surveillance. After graduating from Harvard College, Amber worked at an investment bank on Wall Street and for startups in Beijing. When she returned to Harvard Law School and Business School, Amber spent years researching the prison industrial complex, representing indigent criminal defendants, and organizing with the Harvard Prison Divestment campaign to divest Harvard’s $40 billion endowment from prison industries. Amber is based in Los Angeles.
WHEN: Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 7:30 – 8:30 PM ET
RSVP to join the conversation here. (Zoom link will be sent to all RSVP’d attendees closer to the date.)