Law & Disorder Conference

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Date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:00pm - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 5:00pm
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The Law & Disorder Collective is pleased to announce and invite you to another amazing 5th Annual Law & Disorder Conference May 9-11th 2014! Rabble rousers, trouble makers and luddites welcome!

An opening event will take place on Friday May 9th, followed by two full days of amazing panels May 10th & 11th also including our keynotes on Saturday night which will take place in Hoffman Hall

Workshops:
The Politics of Solidarity: Lessons Learned from the Struggle
Bo Brown, Mark Cook, scott crow, Jonina Ervin, Lorenzo Ervin, Michael Kuzma, Ed Mead, Leslie James Pickering

An End to the “War on Drugs”: Staying on Top of a Shifting Carceral Landscape.
Colleen and Benjamin-

Fighting for the Rights of People Experiencing Houselessness
Right 2 Survive- Portland based direct action group that educates both houseless and housed people on their civil, human and constitutional rights

PFLAG Updates
Khalil Edwards- Portland Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays

An Introduction to Afrikan Hip Hop Caravan
Mic Crenshaw- President of Education WithOut Borders and Co-Founder of Global Fam

Informants: Types, Cases & Warning Signs
Kristian Williams, Jenny Esquivel, and scott crow

Decolonizing Anarchism
Maia Ramnath- Author of Decolonizing Anarchism

Educate to Liberate
Anthony Rayson-

Organizing for Transgender Prison Justice
Ariel Howland-

Getting the Goods: Stories of Direct Action in the Workplace
Portland Industrial Workers of the World

Political Prisoners and Mass Incarceration
Paulette Dauteuil- The Jericho Movement
Adam Carpinelli- The Jericho Movement

Resisting Federal Surveillance & State Repression: The Case of Leslie James Pickering, the Earth Liberation Front Press Office & Burning Books
Leslie James Pickering- Burning Books

Prisoner Support: Inside and Outside Incarceration
Coyote Sheff and Petey- Former prisoners

Educate to Liberate
Anthony Rayson-

Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy
Criss Crass-

Freedom of Information Act and You!
Michael Kuzma-

Panel 15 (238)
Community Corrections and the Barriers to Re-entry
Trisha Jordan- Red Lodge

An Evening with Portland Rising Tide
Portland Rising Tide

Mass Imprisonment is Prison Slavery
JoNina Abron-Ervin & Lorenzo Ervin

Supporting Prisoner Strikes from Palestine to Pelican Bay
Ed Mead- Prison Art
Bo Brown- Prison Activist Resource Center

From Quilombismo to Pan Africanism: African People’s Fight for Their Humanity and Liberation
Nehanda Imara- All African People’s Revolutionary Party

Popular Education and In-Prison Organizing: Currently Imprisoned Women Facilitating Movement Growth
Colleen Hackett

Indicting the Proverbial “Ham Sandwich”: Grand Juries 101
Lauren Regan- Civil Liberties Defense Center

All-Volunteer Military or Poverty Draft?: Countering the War Machine
Recruiter Watch PDX Panel

Zombies and the White Savior Complex
Jared Rhea

Educate to Liberate
Anthony Rayson

Screening and Q&A of Project Censored
Nolan Higdon- Project Censored

The Sex Worker’s Outreach Coalition
Steph Cascadia-

Black Flags and Windmills: Creating Power From Below
scott crow- anarchist organizer, activist and writer

A community Response to Police Violence
Jo Ann Hardesty

Prison Imperialism: How the US is Spreading a Repressive Incarceration Model Around the World
James Patrick Jordan- Alliance for Global Justice

Know Your Rights: Train the Trainer
Portland Anarchist Black Cross

Breaking Down Political Barriers
Ahjamu R. Umi- All African Peoples Revolutionary Party

Organizing Despite Death Threats: Injured GM Factory Workers in Colombia
Portland Central Solidarity Committee

Educate to Liberate
Anthony Rayson-

Behind the Badge: A Theatrical Examination of Police and Prison in America
Benjamin Turk

Tools to Identify Crypto-fascists
Rose City Antifa
Organizing to Win: How Students Raise Their Voices
Portland State University Student Union
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*5:30pm-7:30pm
*FREE DINNER for Law and Disorder and Queer Students of Color Conference participants!!


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Location: 
The conference will again take place at the campus for Portland State University in downtown Portland. All events will take place in the Smith MemorialBuilding.

 

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