Resist + Renew

We are a collective of friends; activists; artists; and radical educators developing and running participatory workshops, courses and spaces for discussion. We see this as the first step in working towards building an autonomous community and radical learning space. The values of intersectionality, ecology, feminism, anarchism, anti-racism and direct democracy are central to this project.

Building Accountable Communities

What do we mean when we talk about restorative justice and accountability? Project NIA and the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW) created the following videos as part of the Building Accountable Communities Project, promoting non-punitive responses to harm by developing resources for transformative justice practitioners and organizing convenings and workshops that educate the […]

generation FIVE

Generation FIVE’s vision and mission is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations. Through survivor leadership, community organizing, and public action, Generation Five works to interrupt and mend the intergenerational impact of child sexual abuse on individuals, families, and communities. Rather than perpetuate the isolation of this issue, we integrate child sexual […]

Carceral Feminism

A disturbing trend in mainstream feminist circles is the constant reliance on criminalization and legislation as “solutions” to gender-based violence. The carceral feminist framework that advocates for state-sanctioned punishment and other punitive responses is thriving despite strong critique of approaches that promote arrest and incarceration rather than investment in communities. Transformative justice work takes a […]

Ethical Unicorn

The Blog Ethical Unicorn aims to take a holistic, fact-based approach to sustainable living and social justice. As well as the larger problems that are obvious to us, the blog aims to thoughtfully discuss systemic and hidden cycles that also need to be broken. I believe that true change requires a combination of consumer choice, intersectional […]