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The Symposium in Review: #CellBlocks and #Borderstops… #Human Beings
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The Symposium in Review: #CellBlocks and #Borderstops… #Human Beings

In the last four decades, mass incarceration and immigration control in the United States has skyrocketed. Our nation has become an engine that pulls people from their communities, removing them from the very fabric that gives them their humanity. Over-policing of everyday lives has made the simple act of walking down one’s street a criminal … Continue reading

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Maria Holt: Schools Should Build Up Our Children

Millions of people have become casualties of the prevailing system of criminalization. Entire communities of people must be deemed “throw-away” or “castaways” in order to gain maximum profits and drive a robust free- market that exists beyond the realm of ethics and humanity. These communities are almost always low-income and disproportionately, communities of color. The … Continue reading

Register Now For Cell Blocks and Border Stops!
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Register Now For Cell Blocks and Border Stops!

Click On The Image or This Link to Register Now: http://bit.ly/clblocks You are invited to join the Institute for Pragmatic Practice, Union Theological Seminary and the Alliance for a Just Society for our fifth symposium, Cell Blocks & Border Stops, as we bring together hundreds of organizers, academics, policy leaders, journalists, theologians and grassroots activists … Continue reading

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Fenced In: How the Border Circumscribes Public Talk about Migration in the United States

Julie Chinitz examines the figurative and literal emphasis on border enforcement and the effects on the underlying policies of the immigration reform bill before the US Senate. The “Gang of Eight” introduced its much- anticipated comprehensive immigration reform bill. They named it the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013,”v ensuring that … Continue reading