Arrested Justice

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lawrence Street Center - Denver, CO

January 8th, 2012
8:00am - 3:00pm
Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street
Terrace Room (2nd floor)
Denver, CO 80204

Arrested Justice: How Race/Ethnicity and Class Complicate the Experience of Violence Against Women is a workshop that will explore the ways that black and other women of color experience disproportionately negative consequences of violence because of their social status. The content will include an overview of data on violence against black women, a comparative analysis of gender violence by ethnicity, a historical overview of anti-violence work and a focus on contemporary circumstances that disadvantage women who live in communities of color. The workshop will include the presentation of an alternative analysis of violence against women and an opportunity to design work plans that could be more effective. The overall emphasis will be on applying a social justice approach to ending violence.

Workshop objectives:

  • Describe the ways that race/ethnicity, sexuality, age, and class impact women's experience of violence in multiple spheres of their lives.
  • Discuss with the history and evolution of the anti-violence moevement in the US, including key events ad strategic decisions that impacted successes and failures.
  • Utilize a broader conceptual framework in their work to end violence against tath takes into account social conditions and cultural dynamics that impact women of color's experience of abuse.

Beth E. Richie
Click here for her biography.

For more information, click here for the brochure.

To register, click here for the registration form.