"I CAME BACK TO LIFE": WOMEN IN LOS ANGELES AFTER INCARCERATION

Dissertation Launchpad 2015 - Susila Gurusami

Dissertation Launchpad 2015 - Susila Gurusami

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Los Angeles has the highest incarceration rate of any city in the world. How do women of color navigate life after prison or jail in a city that is so deeply shaped by imprisonment?

In this 9 minute talk, I discuss how Black women respond to the challenges of reentry and use their experiences to organize for criminal justice reform and abolition.