On Friday, Sept. 15, more than 40 students, faculty and residents of Claremont gathered on Walker Beach for a climate rally in coordination with protests planned around 54 countries. As a part of the September 15 Day Against Climate rally led by the Fridays for Future campaign, rally organizers and
On Feb. 19, 5C students, parents and professors gathered at Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theatre for a talk by prison abolitionist Andrea Ritchie. The talk, hosted by 5C Prison Abolition Collective, was based on the book “No More Police: A Case for Abolition,” which Ritchie recently co-authored with fellow abolitionist
The 5C Prison Abolition Collective hosted a screening of the documentary ‘Reimagining Safety,’ which explores prison abolition from multiple perspectives. Following the screening, the maker of the film, Matthew Solomon, and an expert on the subject, Jose Gutierrez, hosted a Q&A.
After receiving reports of water contamination and lackluster COVID-19 response protocols at the California Institution for Women, the 5C Prison Abolition Collective helped organize a ‘blitz’ campaign earlier this month to raise awareness and call for action.
The on-campus performance of “Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic” united formerly and currently incarcerated choreographers, professional dancers and about 200 members of the Claremont community on Saturday.
Prison abolitionist and Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation founder Patrisse Cullors spoke at an event hosted by Pomona College’s Humanities’ Studio on Oct. 21.
One faculty member from each of the 5Cs will teach a course addressing the U.S. criminal justice system as part of a new program next semester.