Updated April 16 at 3:53 p.m. Calling for a reimagination of the carceral state, scholar-activists and abolitionists Mariame Kaba and Andrea Ritchie convened over the weekend as part of Scripps College’s “Abolition is Feminism, Feminism is Abolition” conference. The three-day conference was held in partnership between the 5Cs’ Intercollegiate Feminist
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.
Renowned activist and scholar Angela Davis drew crowds of students, faculty and staff to Bridges Auditorium Tuesday and Thursday evening as she delivered the 2021 Ena H. Thompson lectureship.
As part of her residency inside the California Rehabilitation Center, Scripps College dance professor Suchi Branfman directed a short film featuring the dances of incarcerated choreographers.
Through Pitzer’s Inside-Out program, currently incarcerated students are seeking degrees while participating in progressive classes with other 5C students.
Voting isn’t the only way to spur social change; those disillusioned with politics should turn to mutual aid, writes Gerardo Hurtado PO ‘24.
After taking part in Justice Education Initiative courses at the 5Cs, Chris Meng PO ’23 urges the implementation of justice courses in K-12.
Pitzer features “Disruption! Art and the Prison Industrial Complex” and “Ashley Hunt: Degrees of Visibility”
Pitzer College will begin offering a bachelor’s degree to inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center, expanding an existing program.
More than 100 5C students are going to prison next year — for class. As the latest step of a program launched in 2014, Pitzer College will be offering 10 “Inside Out” courses next year — four in the fall semester and six in the spring — which will allow more