past events

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audio of some of my Bay Area events

Short interview on Hard Knock RAdio, KPFA (Thursday, March 12):
(Note: this show is only up for the next 2 weeks)

Sunday Sedition, KPFA (Sunday, March 15): Sunday Sedition - March 15, 2009 at 9:00am

photos from event at Babylon Falling (San Francisco)

On Thursday, March 12th, I did a short presentation on incarcerated women and media at Babylon Falling in San Francisco. I was joined by Megan Books of the Building Bloc Mutual Aid Penpal Project. Photos are here: outside Babylon Fallingoutside Babylon Falling

Bay Area events in March!

I'll be doing several events/talks in the Bay Area in March:

Thursday, March 12th, 6 pm
with Building Bloc’s Artist Mutual PenPal Project
Babylon Falling, 1017 Bush Street (@Jones), San Francisco

Friday, 3/13 at The Green Arcade, 7 pm
1680 Market Street (at Gough)
San Francisco CA 94102

photos from the panel discussion on Incarceration, Resistance, Costs & Consequences (Oakland)

No upcoming events at the moment. In the meantime, here are some photos from the panel discussion on Incarceration, Resistance, Costs and Consequences in Oakland!

event at Brooklyn College with Silja Talvi--Tues, Sept 16th (11-12:15 pm)

for all you Brooklynites and BC students: Join Silja Talvi, investigative journalist and author of Women Behind Bars: The Crisis of the U.S. Prison System, and Victoria Law, Brooklyn College alumna and author of the forthcoming Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women, for a discussion on the rise in women's incarceration in the U.S., the issues they face, new trends in incarceration, and women's organizing and acts of resistance.


upcoming NYC event: Wed, Sept 17th, 7 pm

I'll be facilitating this event at Bluestockings Bookstore on Wednesday, September 17th! It's a joint benefit for Prison Legal News and Books Through Bars--NYC

Spotlight on Incarcerated Women: Conditions, Profiteering and Resistance

The number of women in prison has nearly tripled within the past 2 decades. Join investigative journalist and author of Women Behind Bars Silja Talvi, founding editor of Prison Legal News (and co-editor of Prison Profiteers) Paul Wright, former drug war prisoner Yraida Guanipa, and Books Through Bars co-founder (and author of the forthcoming Resistance Behind Bars) Victoria Law (that's me!) for a discussion on who profits from this increase, conditions inside and resistance both inside and out.

Saturday presentations at Critical Resistance 10!

I'm participating in two workshops at CR10 in Oakland!

SATURDAY, 9 TO 10:30 AM:
"AIN'T GONNA LET NOBODY TURN US AROUND": the development of a national movement of women prisoners, women released from prison, and their allies.



Incarceration, Resistance, Costs & Consequences: Sept 25th in Oakland

Thursday September 25th – ‘Incarceration, Resistance, Costs And Consequences: A Discussion with Authors, Activists And Former Political Prisoners’. At the First Congregational Church in Oakland 7pm. $10 (no-one turned away).
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