WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
Event

Voices from the Frontlines: Bolstering Collective Power to End the Incarceration of Women Worldwide

9:30 A.M. EDT Friday, 17 September 2021

(AWID)

Join the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, the Women and Harm Reduction International Network (WHRIN), Equis Justicia para las Mujeres, Corporación Humanas Colombia, and Mujeres Libres Colombia 
for the following virtual workshop during AWID’s Feminist Reality Festival:

Throughout the month of September, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is hosting a festival for feminist movements Crear | Résister | Transformwhich seeks to foster creative resistance strategies by bringing together feminists from all over the world.

WOLA, IDPC, the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, WHRIN, Equis Justicia para las Mujeres, Corporación Humanas Colombia, and Mujeres Libres Colombia will be co-sponsoring the virtual workshop “Voices from the Frontlines: Bolstering Collective Power to End the Incarceration of Women Worldwide” on Friday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. UTC). In this interactive session, formerly incarcerated women will come together to share their lived experiences, raise awareness of the impact of incarceration on women, and bolster collective power to advocate for forward-looking options for prison and drug policy reforms, with a strong feminist and intersectional perspective.

Event Details:
Friday, September 17, 2021
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. UTC

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Panelists:
Happy Assan
Tanzania Network for People
Who Use Drugs (TaNPUD)

Claudia Cardona
Mujeres Libres (Colombia)

Kenya Cuevas
Casa de las Muñecas Tiresias, A.C. (Mexico)

Phyllis “Grandma” Hardy
National Council for Incarcerated and
Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls (USA)

Monica Marginet Flinch
Metzineres (Spain)

Grace Natalia
WHRIN (Indonesia)

Moderator:
Dawn Harrington
National Council for Incarcerated and
Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls (USA)

Simultaneous interpretation will be available on Zoom only.
This event will be livestreamed by AWID