Are you looking for concrete examples of transformative justice, community accountability, and the emerging movements to challenge the prison-industrial complex and develop new responses to harm that center reconciliation and offender transformation?
The new issue of Social Justice journal is subtitled “Community Accountability: Emerging Movements to Transform Violence” and it delivers on its title and more, offering moving, thought-provoking, beautifully written essays on community-based responses to violence.
In particular, this reader recommends “In Our Hands: Community Accountability as a Pedagogical Strategy” by Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo and “Philly Stands Up: Inside the Politics and Poetics of Transformative Justice and Community Accountability in Sexual Assault Situations” by Esteban Lance Kelly. And don’t miss the book review of Dean Spade’s incredible Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and The Limits of Law. Don’t wait! Read the issue in its entirety here! http://communityaccountability.wordpress.com/social-justice-journal-issue/