Cast members of Jenji Kohan’s groundbreaking series Orange Is the New Black ask fans of the show to join them for a livestreamed event to learn about and activate for anti-racist criminal justice reform to benefit Color Of Change and The Poussey Washington Fund.
Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Yael Stone, Laura Prepon, Dascha Polanco, Selenis Leyva, Laverne Cox, Adrienne C. Moore and Kate Mulgrew
Poussey Washington Fund
To learn more about the Poussey Washington Fund please visit http://www.gofundme.com/pwf or text ORANGEGIVESBACK to 41411
The 8 organizations that The Poussey Washington Fund donates to are:
A New Way of Life
College & Community Fellowship
Freedom For Immigrants
Immigrant Defenders Law Center
National Council for the Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Woman and Girls
Women’s Prison Association
Color Of Change
Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, powered by over 2 million members. We give people something real to do about injustice, and move decision-makers in government and corporations to make the world a more human and less hostile place for Black people in America. Donate at http://ColorOfChange.org or text “Donate” to 55156
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Stacey Abrams is the former Democratic Leader of the Georgia House, a national voting rights advocate, and author of “Our Time Is Now”. Join Stacey Abrams in the fight for free and fair elections across the country https://fairfight.com/
Rashad Robinson is the President of Color Of Change
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Rachel Cargle is an activist who fights for racial justice and the need for active anti-racism. She is also a guest lecturer at universities across the country.
Dr. Elizabeth Hinton is an incoming professor of History, African American Studies, and Law at Yale University. Hinton’s research focuses on the persistence of poverty and racial inequality in the twentieth-century United States. She is the author of From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.
Equal Justice Initiative – https://eji.org/
Slavery By Another Name – http://www.pbs.org/tpt/slavery-by-another-name/home/
Prison Abolition Syllabus – https://www.aaihs.org/prison-abolition-syllabus-2-0/
Crime War Zones – https://harvardpress.typepad.com/hup_publicity/2020/06/crime-war-zones-.html
Andrea James J.D. is the Founder and Executive Director of the National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, Founder of Boston-based Families for Justice as Healing, author of Upper Bunkies Unite: And Other Thoughts on the Politics of Mass Incarceration, a 2015 Soros Justice Fellow, and recipient of the 2016 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights award.