A Weekend Celebration of Southern Abolitionist Organizing!

When:
November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – November 10, 2018 @ 9:30 pm America/New York Timezone
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Where:
Multiple Locations
Contact:
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In celebration of SONG’s 25th anniversary and Critical Resistance’s 20 years of abolitionist movement-building, Critical Resistance (CR) is partnering with SONG for a weekend of community-oriented events. Our goal is to uplift past legacies, present struggles, and future commitment to abolitionist strategy and struggle with SONG’s membership and Critical Resistance friends in Atlanta. The events will be held in conjunction with the conversations on abolition in the South that are taking place during the American Studies Association conference. Please join us!

THURSDAY EVENING
Kickoff backyard party with Critical Resistance and SONG!
*The official Critical Prison Studies Caucus mixer for the American Studies Association* Join Critical Resistance and SONG to uplift past legacies, present struggles, and future commitment to abolitionist strategy and struggle in the South! The Critical Prison Studies Caucus of the ASA will hold their mixer on site in order to support CR and SONG and build with fellow abolitionists

Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:00-9:00PM
Address: 580 Holderness Street SW [backdoor]Contact: kindred@southernersonnewground.org

SATURDAY AFTERNOON
In recognition of 15 years since CR South regional conference in New Orleans (2003), CR members and longtime friends will be hosting two sessions during the American Studies Association conference on Critical Resistance South at Fifteen: The 21st-Century Landscape of Abolition in the U.S. South and Beyond.

Sureños en Nueva Tierra: Desde TLC a Abolición / Southerners On New Ground: From NAFTA to Abolition
Sat, November 10, 10:00 to 11:45am, Westin Peachtree, Sixth, Chastain F (Sixth)

Saturday, November 10, 2018; 2:00-3:45PM and 4:00-5:45PM
Address: The Westin Peachtree, 210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 Sixth floor, Chastain F room.
Contact: jess@criticalresistance.org

SATURDAY NIGHT:
Gallery of the Streets will premiere WE BEGIN WITH PLAY, a multimedia installation and performance that celebrates Black feminist, lesbian, queer, Trans and gender non-conforming resistance to carceral control. The one-night event, sited in Atlanta, invites audiences to experience the latest visual opera in the GALLERY OF THE STREETS series on Black geographies and anti-Black violence. BYOB [to share]. WE BEGIN WITH
PLAY, a multimedia installation and performance that celebrates Black feminist, lesbian, queer, Trans and gender non-conforming resistance to carceral control. The one-night event, sited in Atlanta, invites audiences to experience the latest visual opera in the GALLERY OF THE STREETS series on Black geographies and anti-Black violence.

7:00-10:00pm
585 Wells Street, Suite B2 [red door]Atlanta, GA 30312

BYOB [to share]

About Gallery of the Streets:
Gallery of the Streets is a network of artists, activists, scholars, and organizers who work at the nexus of art, political education, and transformative change. Our signature program, visual opera, fuses public art and community engagement to provoke dialogue, confront abuses of power, and cultivate sustainable spaces. For more information visit galleryofthestreets.org

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