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I've closed the editing permissions just because I won't be checking this spreadsheet as regularly; if you want to add something, contact me at micahherskind@gmail.com and I can share with you!

Several of the gatherings on this list were compiled on "It's One Struggle At Base" - check it out along with the many other resources available there.

More information on the ICOPA conferences can be found in this article and here.
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YearConference NameOrganization/OrganizerLocationAny Links or MaterialsAny Other Notes!
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1972Prison Action ConferenceTony Platt et al. / UC Berkeley School of CriminologyBerkeley, CAhttps://www.jstor.org/stable/29765956
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1980First National Conference on Third World Women and ViolenceLoretta RossWashington D.C.http://freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC500_scans/500.005.8.friedman.rape.racism.reality..pdf
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1982The National Conference Against Repression and FacismDenver, COhttp://freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC510_scans/Arm%20the%20Spirit/510.arm.spirit.Fall1982.pdf
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19831st International Conference on Prison Abolition (ICOPA)ICOPA, Canadian Quaker Committee on Jails and JusticeToronto, Canada
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1985Committee to End the Marion Lockdown: A Conference for Education and Action on the Second Anniversary of the Marion Prison LockdownCommittee to End the Marion LockdownChicago, ILhttps://www.freedomarchives.org/Out_of_Control/04_our_work.html
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1985ICOPA 2: Theoretical Directions in AbolitionismICOPAAmsterdam, Netherlandshttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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1987ICOPA 3: From Prison Abolition to Penal AbolitionICOPAMontreal, Canadahttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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1988Aids in Prison: A Forum for Education and ActionACT-UP Chicago, CEMLChicago, ILhttps://www.freedomarchives.org/Out_of_Control/11_joining_the_work.html
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1988Committee to End the Marion Lockdown / Can't Jail the Spirit / Freedom NowCEMLChicago, ILhttps://freedomarchives.org/out-of-control-a-fifteen-year-battle-against-control-unit-prisons/cant-jail-the-spirit/ http://www.freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC3_scans/3.prisoner.reflections.1988.pdf
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1989ICOPA 4: Abolitionism in Eastern EuropeICOPAKazimierz, Polandhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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1990Speical International Tribunal on the Human Rights Violations of Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War in the United StatesInterfaith Prisoners of Conscience Project et al.New York City, NYhttps://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1015&context=yjll
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1991ICOPA 5: Aboriginal Roots and Radical EmpowermentICOPABloomington, INhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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1993ICOPA 6: Challenging Third World Governments to Adopt Abolitionist StepsICOPASan Jose, Costa Ricahttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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1994Anarchist Black Cross ConferenceAnarchist Black CrossNYChttps://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2021/05/16/anarchist-black-cross-conference/
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1995Sparks Fly V: 5th Annual International Day of Solidarity with Women Political PrisonersOut of Control: Lesbian Committee to Support Women PrisonersSan Francisco, CA
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1995ICOPA 7: Penal Abolition, A Real UtopiaICOPA 7: Penal Abolition, A Real UtopiaBarcelona, Spainhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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1996Youth Against Hate: Anti-Racist / Anti-Fascist Organizing ConferenceAnti-Racist ActionToronto, Canadahttps://issuu.com/randalljaykay/docs/arayouthagainsthateconference
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1997ICOPA 8: Pathways to Penal AbolitionICOPA 8: Pathways to Penal AbolitionAuckland, New Zealandhttps://web.archive.org/web/20210405032326/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/prisons/prison-issues/91-publications/reports/546-icopa-viii-newzealand
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1998Unfinished Liberation: Policing, Detention, and PrisonsJoy JamesBoulder, COhttps://books.google.com/books/about/States_of_Confinement.html?id=Tn_BF2ggwAUC
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1998Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial ComplexCritical ResistanceBerkeley, CAhttp://criticalresistance.org/about/history/
https://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
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1998Jericho '98 March & Rally (convergence)Jericho MovementWashington D.C.https://freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC510_scans/New_Afrikan_Prisoners/510.flier.jericho.98.pdf
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19981st Black August Benefit ConcertMalcolm X Grassroots MovementNew York City, NYhttps://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Black+August+Benefit+Concert
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1999Millions for Mumia MarchPhiladelphia, PAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sfh3GqyeHg
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1999Seeking Justice for the Imprisoned ’99Criminal Justice ConsortiumLos Angeles, CAhttps://archive.org/stream/news_and_letters_1999/news_and_letters_1999_djvu.txt
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2000The Color of Violence: VIolence Against Women of ColorINCITE!Santa Cruz, CAhttps://incite-national.org/history/
https://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
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2000ICOPA 9: Transformative Justice: New Questions, New AnswersICOPATorontohttps://chodarr.org/sites/default/files/chodarr0436.pdf
https://web.archive.org/web/20210405032253/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/prisons/prison-issues/91-publications/reports/545-icopa-ix-toronto-2
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2000Freedom Conference: Building an Empowered Coalition to Free All Political PrisonersVassar CollegePoughkeepsie, NYhttps://groups.google.com/g/misc.activism.progressive/c/jCK0LTpUA64
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2000John Brown Day 2000 Celebration - a strategy conference on the future of anti-racist, anti-imperialist actionNew York City, NYhttps://wsarch.ucr.edu/wsnmail/2000/msg00738.html https://web.archive.org/web/20000823152048/http://www.johnbrown2000.org/
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2001Joining Forces: Environmental Justice & the Fight Against Prison ExpansionCPMP & Critical ResistanceFresno, CA
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2001Critical Resistance EastCritical ResistanceNew York City, NYhttp://criticalresistance.org/about/history/
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2002North American Anarchist Black Cross ConferenceAnarchist Black Cross NetworkAustin, TXhttps://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
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2002Color of Violence II: Building a MovementINCITE!Chicago, ILhttps://incite-national.org/history/
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2002ICOPA 10: Promoting Justice for Victims, Offenders, and the CommunityICOPALagos, Nigeriahttps://web.archive.org/web/20210405032229/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/prisons/prison-issues/91-publications/reports/544-icopa-x-nigeria
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10282580.2010.517964
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2002Imprisoned Intellectuals: A Dialogue with Scholars, Activists and (Former) U.S. Political Prisoners on War, Dissent, and Social JusticeJoy JamesProvidence, RIhttps://rowman.com/ISBN/9780742520271/Imprisoned-Intellectuals-America%27s-Political-Prisoners-Write-on-Life-Liberation-and-Rebellion
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2002Unlocking Los Angeles: LA and the Prison Industrial ComplexCriminal Justice ConsortiumLos Angeles, CAhttps://web.archive.org/web/20020208020110/http://www.idiom.com/~cjc/symposium02.html
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2003All of Us or None Strategy SessionLSPC, CCWPOakland, CAhttps://womenprisoners.org/2003/08/all-of-us-or-none/ https://www.prisonerswithchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/AOUN-Newsletter-9-12-121.pdf
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2003Critical Resistance SouthCritical ResistanceNew Orleans, LAhttp://criticalresistance.org/about/history/
https://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
https://www.freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC510_scans/Critical_Resistance/510.critical.resistance.south.2003.pdf
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2003Break the ChainsBreak the Chains Collective; Anarchist Prinoer's Legal Aid Network; National Anarchist Black Cross NetworkEugene, ORhttps://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
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2003Anarchist People of Color ConferenceDetroit, MI
https://www.fifthestate.org/archive/362-fall-2003/anarchist-people-of-color-to-gather-in-detroit/
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2004Education Not Incarceration (pre-conference to NEA annual meeting)Education Not IncarcerationNew Orleans, LA
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2004Anarchist Black Cross Network Prison Abolition ConferenceAnarchist Black Cross NetworkChicago, ILhttps://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
http://www.freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC510_scans/Anarchist_Black_Cross/510.abc.network.newsletter.Winter-Spring.2004.pdf
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2004June 12 Day of Action & Solidarity with Jeff LuersBreak The Chains and Free's Defense NetworkEugene, OR, Inter/nationalhttps://web.archive.org/web/20040808023841/https://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/06/291353.shtml https://crimethinc.com/2017/06/07/june-11-the-history-of-a-day-of-solidarity-strategizing-to-support-long-term-anarchist-prisoners
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2004The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Nonprofit-Industrial ComplexINCITE!Santa Barbara, CAhttps://incite-national.org/beyond-the-non-profit-industrial-complex/
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2005Education Not Incarceration (pre-conference to NEA annual meeting)Education Not IncarcerationLos Angeles, CA
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2005Attica to Abu Ghraib: Human Rights, Torture, and ResistanceInternational Human Rights InitiativeBerkeley, CAhttps://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=109087
http://itsabouttimebpp.com/Political_Prisoners/ATTICA_TO_ABU_GHRAIB_CONFERENCE.html
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2005Color of Violence III: Stopping the War on Women of ColorINCITE!New Orleans, LAhttps://incite-national.org/history/
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2006An International Day of Solidarity with Green Scare Indictees, Detainees, and Political Prisonershttps://web.archive.org/web/20070103010935/http://www.greenscare.org:80/ http://www.greenisthenewred.com/blog/green-scare-events/173/
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2006Uncaging the Valley: Women & Children in Prison AlleyCPMP & Critical ResistanceFresno, CA
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2006ICOPA 11: ListenICOPATasmania, Australiahttps://web.archive.org/web/20210405032138/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/history-of-prisoner-movement/435-icopa-xi-tasmania
http://www.actionicopa.org/assets/ABOUT%20ICOPA_handout_final_web.pdf
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2006Amnesty for Prisoners of Katrina: A Weekend of Reconciliation and Respect for Human RightsCritical ResistanceNew Orleans, LAhttps://web.archive.org/web/20070205033148/http://criticalresistance.org/katrina/index.html https://www.facingsouth.org/2006/11/upcoming-conference-focuses-on-post-katrina-criminal-justice.html
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2007Transforming Justice: Ending the Criminalization and Imprisonment of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming PeopleSilvia Rivera Law ProjectNew York City, NYhttps://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
https://vimeo.com/16952110
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2007U.S. Social Forum #1 / Another Politics is Possible trackProject South / US Social ForumAtlanta, GAhttps://projectsouth.org/global-movement-buildingus-social-forum-10th-anniversary/
https://www.habitants.org/the_urban_way/2007_social_forums/the_u.s._social_forum_2007 https://projectsouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/USSF_report.pdf https://zapagringo.blogspot.com/2007/06/another-politics-is-possible.html
https://baptistnomad.wordpress.com/2007/06/06/incite-at-the-us-social-forum-connecting-w-folks/
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2007INCITE! Indigenous Women's Convening (?? need more infoINCITE!Denver, CO
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2008StopMax ConferenceAmerican Friends Service CommitteePhiladelphia, PAhttp://www.campusactivism.org/displayevent-2194.htm
http://womenprisoners.org/2008/07/stopmax-campaign-conference/
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2008Critical Resistance 10Critical ResistanceOakland, CAhttp://criticalresistance.org/about/history/
https://osab995883282.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/conferences-of-the-1990s-early-2000s-a-protracted-working-collection/
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2008ICOPA 12: Creating a Scandal: Prison Abolition and the Policy AgendaICOPALondon, UKhttps://web.archive.org/web/20210405032114/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/history-of-prisoner-movement/487-penal-abolition-icopa-x11
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2009Is Prison Obsolete ConferenceSisters InsideBrisbane, Australiahttps://web.archive.org/web/20150227094909/http://sistersinside.com.au/conference2009.htm
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2010Raze the Walls: Policing, Prisons and Political Prisoners The Ad Hoc Committee to Connect the DotsPortland, ORhttp://razethewalls.weebly.com/
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2010ICOPA 13: Abolition, Reform, and the Politics of Global IncarcerationICOPABelfast, Northern Irelandhttps://web.archive.org/web/20210405032052/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/prisons/prison-issues/91-publications/reports/534-icopa-13-belfast
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2010Allied Media Conference - Creating Safe Communities trackDataCenter, Storytelling and Organizing Project (STOP), Harm Free Zone, Visions to Peace Project, and Revolution Starts at Home Detroit, MIhttp://www.datacenter.org/creating-safe-communities-at-the-allied-media-conference/
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2010U.S. Social Forum #2 / Anti-Prison People's Movement AssemblyProject South / US Social ForumDetroit, MIhttps://www.yachana.org/reports/ussf2010/
https://againstthecurrent.org/atc147/p2929/ https://unprison.com/formerly-incarcerated-peoples-movement/the-resolution/
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2010Law & Disorder ConferenceStudents for Unity - Portland State UniversityPortland, ORhttps://web.archive.org/web/20110320010549/http://lawandisorder.wordpress.com/2010/11/ https://libcom.org/library/panthers-black-liberation-army-struggle-free-all-political-prisoners-prisoners-war
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2011North American Anarchist Black Cross ConferenceDenver ABCDenver, COhttps://denverabc.wordpress.com/2012/01/04/a-2011-year-end-reportback-from-denver-anarchist-black-cross/
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20112nd Law & Disorder ConferenceStudents for Unity - Portland State UniversityPortland, ORhttps://web.archive.org/web/20110319132322/http://lawandisorder.wordpress.com/2010/11/27/second-annual-law-and-disorder-conference-portland-or-2011/
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2011Allied Media Conference - Growing Safer Communities trackLeah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Philly Stands Up!, Communities United Against Violence, and STOP/Critical Resistance Bay AreaDetroit, MIhttps://incite-national.org/2011/03/09/submit-a-proposal-for-the-growing-safer-communities-track-at-the-2011-allied-media-conference/
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2011Pelican Bay Prisoner Hunger Strike Day of Action - August 1, 2011Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarityhttps://prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/education/united-we-stand/worldwide-solidarity-past-events-demos/august-1st-international-day-of-action/ http://www.prisonerswithchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/LSPC-Timeline-w-Letterhead.pdf
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2011Is Prison Obsolete ConferenceSisters InsideSydney, Australiahttps://web.archive.org/web/20150227094838/http://sistersinside.com.au/conference2011.htm
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20123rd Annual Law & Disorder ConferenceStudents for Unity - Portland State UniversityPortland, ORhttps://cldc.org/the-3rd-annual-law-disorder-conference/ https://web.archive.org/web/20130709124033/http://www.becausewemust.org/decolonize-pdx/
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2012ICOPA 14: Inspiring Abolition: Strengthening Ourselves for Local/Global InfluenceICOPASaint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobagohttps://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/12/icopa/documents/ICOPAXIVProgramme.pdf
https://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/12/icopa/index.asp
http://www.actionicopa.org/assets/ABOUT%20ICOPA_handout_final_web.pdf
https://web.archive.org/web/20210405031024/https://www.justiceaction.org.au/prisons/prison-issues/76-icopa/449-icopa-xiv-report
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20134th Annual Law & Disorder ConferenceStudents for Unity - Portland State UniversityPortland, ORhttps://oregonjericho.wordpress.com/2013/05/06/jericho-movement-at-4th-annual-law-disorder-conference-portland-or/
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2013Beyond the Bars 2013: Moving ForwardBeyond the BarsNew York City, NYhttps://test3-blogs.cuit.columbia.edu/cji/2013/10/26/beyond-bars-moving-forward/
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2013Jericho ConferenceJericho MovementBoston, MAhttp://204.44.202.211/2013_JerichoConference.html
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2014North American Anarchist Black Cross Conference: Defend & Free Political Prisoners in North AmericaDenver ABCDenver, COhttps://www.prisonactivist.org/alerts/defend-free-political-prisoners-north-america
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20145th Annual Law & Disorder ConferenceStudents for Unity - Portland State UniversityPortland, ORhttps://lawandisorder.wordpress.com/program-2/ https://supportprisonerresistance.noblogs.org/post/2014/05/27/interview-with-lorenzo-komboa-ervin/
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2014CONVERGE! Conference: Re-Imagining the Movement to End Gender ViolenceUniversity of Miami School of LawMiami, FLhttps://www.law.miami.edu/academics/continuing-legal-education-cle/converge
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2014Beyond the Bars 2014: Breaking ThroughBeyond the BarsNew York City, NYhttps://blogs.cuit.columbia.edu/cji/2014/02/26/beyond-bars-breaking-conference-march-7th-8th/
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2014ICOPA 15ICOPAOttawa, Canadahttps://journals.openedition.org/champpenal/9146?lang=en
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2014Is Prison Obsolete ConferenceSisters InsideBrisbane, Australiahttps://web.archive.org/web/20150205233242/http://www.sistersinside.com.au/conference2014.htm
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2015Beyond the Bars 2015: Transforming (In)JusticeBeyond the BarsNew York City, NYhttps://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/content/beyond-bars-conference
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2015No More Locked Doors: One Day Conference on Political Prisoners and the Revolutionary Support of PrisonersOakland, CAhttps://web.archive.org/web/20161017215845/https://nomorelockeddoors.org/
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2015Color of Violence 4: Beyond the State: Inciting Transformative PossibilitiesINCITE!Chicago, ILhttp://www.colorofviolence.org/
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2016AAPIs Beyond Bars & Beyond Borders1Love Movement, SEARAC, APSCSeattle, WAhttps://www.apalanet.org/press-releases/aapi-leaders-convene-in-seattle-area-to-build-movement-against-criminalization-and-deportation
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2016FICPFM 1st National ConferenceFormerly Incarcerated, Convicted People and Families MovementOakland, CAhttps://ficpmovement.wordpress.com/
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2016Beyond the Bars 2016: Connecting the StrugglesBeyond the BarsNew York City, NYhttps://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/content/beyond-bars-conference
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2016ICOPA 16ICOPAQuito, Ecuador
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2016The 2016 Fight Toxic Prisons ConvergenceFight Toxic PrisonsWashington, D.C.www.fight-toxic-prisons.org
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2016Bend the BarsMichigan Abolition and Prisoner SolidarityColumbus, OHhttps://bendthebars.noblogs.org/schedule/
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2017Millions for Prisoners Human Rights MarchJailhouse Lawyers SpeakWashington D.C.https://shadowproof.com/2017/09/05/millions-for-prisoners-human-rights-march/
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2017Toward Abolition: Dismantling the Carceral StateStudents for Prison Education and ReformPrinceton, NJhttps://njpjw.org/news/2017/4/11/event-april-14-15-toward-abolition-dismantling-the-carceral-state
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2017ICOPA 17ICOPANew Bedford, MAhttps://justiceaction.org.au/icopa/
https://truthout.org/articles/abolitionists-from-around-the-world-gather-to-plan-for-the-end-of-prisons/
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2017Beyond the Bars 2017: Transcending the Punishment ParadigmBeyond the BarsNew York City, NYhttps://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/content/beyond-bars-conference
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2017Abolish Border Imperialism! – A Convergence for Abolition and DecolonizationAbolition JournalMinneapolis, MNhttps://abolitionjournal.org/convergence2017/
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2017The 2017 Fight Toxic Prisons ConvergenceFight Toxic PrisonsDenton, TXwww.fight-toxic-prisons.org
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2017No Perfect Victims Convening - Allied Media ConferenceSurvived and PunishedDetroit, MIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-dqZbHN8BY https://survivedandpunished.org/2017/01/24/no-perfect-victims-network-gathering-2017-allied-media-conference/
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2017Invisible No More: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color in Troubled TimesBarnard Center for Research on WomenNew York City, NYhttps://bcrw.barnard.edu/event/invisible-no-more-resisting-police-violence-against-black-women-and-women-of-color-in-troubled-times/
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2018ICOPA 18 / Abolitionist Futures: Building Social Justice Not Criminal JusticeAbolitionist FuturesLondon, UKhttps://static1.squarespace.com/static/5e35a537763e8d15ff28a167/t/5edb9cc44b689d06b8e6e4d1/1591450860289/hyperlinks-final-conf-info-pack-140618.pdf
https://www.open.ac.uk/researchcentres/herc/events/international-conference-penal-abolition-2018
https://justiceaction.org.au/icopa-18-london-2018/
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2018Beyond the Bars 2018: Closing Jails and PrisonsBeyond the BarsNew York City, NYhttps://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/content/beyond-bars-conference
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2018Shadows of the PrisonStudents for Prison Education and ReformPrinceton, NJ