Prison Labor: Teach-In and Art-Build

When:
April 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017-04-22T13:00:00-04:00
2017-04-22T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Direct Action for Rights and Equality
340 Lockwood St
Providence
RI 02907
Contact:
Direct Action for Rights and Equality
(401) 351-6960

Original Facebook event here

Learn about the history and present uses of prison labor in the United States and build art for your local march this May Day!

TEACH-IN
Learn about the history of prison labor in the United States. Learn how prison labor is rooted in slavery. Get a better understanding of how the widespread use of prison labor incentivises racist, xenophobic and nativist laws that have the sole objective of increasing the prison population. Discuss the impact that the prison system has on labor and inequality in the United States

ART-BUILD
Help create posters, a banner and t-shirts that call to end the use of slave labor in prisons!

Bring your own T-Shirts to print!
But most of all bring your creativity!!