COMMUNITY: We Can't have one without the other

The 9th Annual Black Prisoners' Caucus Social Justice Summit was held at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe, WA on November 15, 2014. 
The event was attended by BPC members, sponsers, volunteers and guests including Seattle Teacher Residents, the Seattle King County NAACP President, the deputy prosecutor from the King County Prosecutors Office, community members and public officials.
The program included:
  • Understanding the "Education to Prison Pipeline"
    • Re-enactments (see link below for script)
    • Analysis of Re-enactments
  • The Value of Personal Relationships
  • Identify the issues (How to Close the Pipline) talking topics:
    • The Effects of Poverty
    • Liberation Edcuation in the Classroom
    • Community Matters
    • Criminal Justice Policies
  • Unity to Change the Community
  • Organizing Around the Issues
For reflections of the summit from BPC members visit our blog
For Seattle Teacher Residency Reflections visit their blog
** Please check back soon for speeches to be posted.  
Special thanks to our volunteers and sponsors for making this possible, in addition to the staff of the Washington State Reformatory Unit for their cooperation and assistance in putting on on this summit.
BPC Member,
Jan 30, 2015, 11:39 AM