Join Love & Protect for a conversation with Andrea Ritchie, LaSaia Wade, and Eisha Love!

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Andrea Ritchie will lead a teach-in based on her latest book, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, a timely examination of how women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement. Placing individual stories in the broader context of the twin epidemics of police violence and mass incarceration, it documents the evolution of movements centering women of color’s experiences of policing and demands a radical rethinking of our visions of safety—and the means we devote to achieving it.

She will be joined in conversation by LaSaia Wade, Executive Director of Brave Space Alliance, and Eisha Love, a young Black trans woman who was criminalized for self-defense.

This event is part of Love & Protect’s Building Towards Freedom series, which seeks to raise awareness around criminalization of survival and the need for racial and gender justice movements to make their campaigns and spaces more inclusive to trans and gender non-conforming people.

This event is free and open to the public. Food will be provided. The
space is wheelchair accessible. For more accessibility and childcare
needs, please email

Co-sponsored by:
DePaul University African & Black Diaspora Studies
Center for Black Diaspora
Critical Ethnic Studies at DePaul
The Department of Latin American and Latino Studies-DePaul University
DePaul University LGBTQ Studies Program
DePaul lgbtqa student services
DePaul Women’s Center
DePaul Women’s and Gender Studies
Cabrini Green Legal Aid
Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration
Support Ho(s)e Collective (Justice For Alisha Walker)

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