Annual Conferences

Annual International No Borders Food Justice is Racial Justice Conference
(held in October)


Mariah Cannon, Coordinator
mariah.k.cannon@gmail.com

1st Annual International No Borders Food Justice is Racial Justice Conference

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Annual International Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
(held in February)

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Luana DeJesus – Coordinator, Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
E-mail: bflolovergirl@gmail.com
Phone-number: 716-279-8504

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Lou DeJesus is a graduate of Williams College with degrees in Religion and History. She has an extensive background in theatre, puppetry and performing arts. Lou took part in Occupy NY, was pivotal in bringing the Black Lives Matter movement to Buffalo N.Y. and continues the abolitionist fight against the preschool to prison  pipeline, mass incarceration and all other carceral structures of racist oppression. She is also proud to be a lead organizer with the Third World People’s Alliance. She works closely with the Little Africa Culture Club to build the movement through poetry, spoken word, political education and African centered cultural production. Most importantly,  Lou is absolutely certain that the new world in our hearts will be a reality sooner than we could ever imagine.
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Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference Facebook page
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7th Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
February 19, 2021, Zoom, Online


6th Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
2020, Salt Lake, USA

5th Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
2019 – Buffalo, New York, USA

4th Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
2018 – Buffalo, New York, USA

3rd Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
2017 – Durango, Colorado, USA

2nd Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
2016 – Durango, Colorado, USA

1st Annual Transformative Justice and Abolition Criminology Conference
2015 – Durango, Colorado, USA

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Annual International Lowrider Studies Conference
(held in January)

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John Ulloa, Coordinator, Annual International Lowrider Studies Conference
E-mail: ulloaj@smccd.edu
Phone: 415-794-6467



2020 – Salt Lake, Utah, USA

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Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference
(held in September)

Tony Quintana, Coordinator, Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference
E-mail: antonio.quintana@ymail.com
Phone-number: 505-604-2224
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Tony Quintana is a loving father, educator, emcee, and activist. He has worked in Health Promotion/Disease Prevention for over 9 years, and has managed health education programs on a wide variety of topics including HIV, diabetes, fitness and nutrition. As an emcee and show promoter, Tony (also known by his stage name I.Q. the Professor) has been very active in the local hip-hop scene in Albuquerque, NM where he co-founded the Conscious Eating and Hip-Hop event series, and is a co-founder of the Dezert Banditz hip-hop crew. He is currently the Plant-Based Eating Program Manager for Animal Protection of New Mexico and Youth Education Director for the Albuquerque Center for Spiritual Living.

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2020 Zoom Online – 6th Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference 

2019 – Chicago, Illinois, USA – 5th Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference

2018 – Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA   4th Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference

2017 – Durango, Colorado, USA – 3rd Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference

2016 – Durango, Colorado , USA – 2nd Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference

2015 – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA – 1st Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference