March 7th: What Is Transformative Justice?

5pm – 6:30pm, Rackham Common Room, Lower Level West

a free talk, open to the public, with special guest Alisa Bierria

Alisa Bierria is a member of INCITE! and the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign. She is the Associate Director of the Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley and a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford University. She is the recipient of the Diane J. Middlebrook Prize for Graduate Teaching and has years of experience writing, teaching, and organizing on issues of violence and redress. She is co-editor of Community Accountability: Emerging Movements to Transform Violence, a special issue of Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict, and World Order. Her writing can also be found in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy; Shout Out: Women of Color Respond To Violence; What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation; The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond The Non-Profit Industrial Complex; Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology; The Feminist Wire; and University of Minnesota: Assembling the Pieces.


March 9th: Women’s Studies Brown Bag Lunch

11:30am – 1pm, 2239 Lane Hall

This panel discussion will feature campus and community members and highlight restorative and transformative justice work that is occurring locally. Light lunch will be provided. Confirmed speakers include representatives from: