Writing to Abolition: Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom with Derecka Purnell
Becoming Abolitionists is a memoir that traces the evolution of author Derecka Purnell’s thinking and political development on prison industrial complex abolition. Purnell will discuss that trajectory and the current state of organizing and activism for PIC abolition.
Derecka Purnell is a human rights lawyer, writer, and activist. Her writing has been featured in outlets including The New York Times and The Guardian.