INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

Image Courtesy of INCITE!

Image Courtesy of INCITE!

INCITE! is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color working to leverage grassroots organizing onto a national and transnational platform. INCITE! specifically focuses on issues of police violence, reproductive justice, and media justice

It’s important to understand what is identified as violence. It’s also important to address violence of oppression and how that oppression intersects in the lives of women of color. INCITE! is taking action by organizing conferences designed to build connections and develop thinking, mobilizing people around national projects, and engaging the media to help shape ideas about ending violence.

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Critical Ethnic Studies Conference 2013

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The Progressive Pupil team recently came back from Chicago for the Critical Ethnic Studies 2nd Conference Decolonizing Future Intellectual Legacies and Activist Practices.  Held over three days from Thursday September 19th – Saturday, September 21st and hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago and The Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Thursday, this year’s event was a unique conference that sought answers outside the academy to challenge today’s issues.

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