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Friday, June 15 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
#MeToo Reporting from a Feminist Transformative Justice Lens

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How does media frame sexual violence against cis, queer and/or trans girls/women of color? How can we cultivate a culture of consent and transformative justice in reporting? Enlisting the Chicago Taskforce’s intersectional media guide, we explore how the media reports on sexual violence (incl at the hands of the state & police), the impact and dangers of this reporting, and what we can do to radically transform these representations. Participants will re/write an article thru a transformative justice lens.

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Claudia Garcia-Rojas

Love & Protect, The Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Girls & Young Women
Claudia Garcia-Rojas is a Chicago-based activist and writer. She's a certified anti-sexual violence educator and co-author of the groundbreaking media guide "Reporting on Sexual Violence: A Toolkit to Better Media Coverage" which was published by the Chicago Taskforce on Violence... Read More →
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Deana Lewis

Love & Protect
Deana Lewis's scholarly and activist work focuses on tran/cis Black women and girls who have experienced state violence. Her research interests include Black girlhood studies, the school/prison nexus, and youth incarceration. More specifically, Deana is interested in Black girls... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 128

Attendees (210)