Law & Disorder Conference

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:00pm - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 5:00pm

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

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

*FREE DINNER for Law and Disorder and Queer Students of Color Conference participants!!
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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