Saturday, September 20, 2014
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
An afternoon of conversation and spoken word from formerly incarcerated women impacted by the intersection of mass incarceration and reproductive health issues. A collaboration with Toshi Reagon’s Word, Rock, and Sword: A Festival Exploration of Women’s Lives.
Professor Dana-Ain Davis, Queens College, and Farah Diaz-Tello, Esq., National Advocates for Pregnant Women, moderate a discussion among Maria Caraballo, Coalition for Women Prisoners; Renata Hill, advocate with Out in the Night; Tanesha Ingram, Safe Passages Coordinator at CA’s Juvenile Justice Project; Mercedes Smith, Coming Home Program; Sharmaine Smith, Incarcerated Mothers Committee, Coalition for Women Prisoners; Tina Tinen, advocate with Women in Prison Project; and Sharon White-Harrigan, Director, Housing Plus Solutions.
Part of the series "States of Denial: The Illegal Incarceration of Women, Children, and People of Color," presented by the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art in partnership with the Correctional Association of New York.
Free with Museum admission.