Building community with author Victoria Law - Oct 12

October 12, 2019 - 1:30pm

Join author Victoria Law at Boneshaker Books on October 12 to discuss building community, in particular how to include and support families within social justice movements and activism. She is the author of Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities (among other books), and contributed to the anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines.

Victoria Law is an author and freelance journalist focusing on the intersections of incarceration, gender and resistance. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women and the forthcoming Prison by Any Other Name, which examines the ways in which popularly proposed alternatives to incarceration actually bring the prison into our homes, communities and daily lives. Her writings about have appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Village Voice, In These Times, Rewire News and Truthout. She is also a co-founder of Books Through Bars—NYC.