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Elizabeth Fry Week: Doing Life, May 2022

Fri May 6, 2022

The goal of Elizabeth Fry Week is to enhance public awareness and education around the issues impacting criminalized and marginalized women and gender-diverse people. In 2022 we used Elizabeth Fry Week […]

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Black Women Under State: A Conversation with Idil Abdillahi, February 2022

Tue February 1, 2022

On February 15th 2022, we hosted a virtual interview with Dr. Idil Abdillahi on her new book “Black Women Under State: Surveillance, Poverty, & the Violence of Social Assistance”. Idil […]

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Annual General Meeting, September 2021

Wed September 1, 2021

On September 25th, 2021, we gathered online for our Annual General Meeting, featuring aconversation titled, “From Knowing to Doing: Working with Indigenous Partners to End the Criminalization of Indigenous Women, […]

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Virtual Conference, May 2021

Sat May 1, 2021

On May 6th, 2021, CAEFS hosted a free virtual one-day conference to engage our network and partners in the human rights issues impacting criminalized and incarcerated women and gender-diverse people. […]

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Elizabeth Fry Week: Human Rights in Action, May 2021

Sat May 1, 2021

As an organization, we have always known that human rights for criminalized and marginalized people are hard won. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, it has been made clear that these […]

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