Catch Ruthie Gilmore in LA! Twice this week

Dear Supporter,

Thursday, Sept. 25th:

“Too Soon for Sorry: Abolition Geography and the Problem of Innocence”

Friday/Saturday, Sept. 26/27:

Justice on Trial Film Festival

I’m thrilled to announce that Professor Ruthie Wilson Gilmore, is speaking at Pitzer College on September 25th!  Ruthie Gilmore is a founding member of CURB and also part of our National Advisory Board.

As a student at the Claremont College, and an intern with CURB, I was so excited to hear that Professor Gilmore had been selected to give the 26th Annual Sojourner Truth Lecture. As CURB and LA No More Jails Coalition continues fighting the $2.3 billion jail expansion plans in LA county, I am looking forward to her visiting our campuses to speak on the ongoing strides against the Prison System.

Her lecture “Too Soon For Sorry: Abolition Geography and the Problem of innocence” will begin at 7:30pm Thursday 25th of September in the McConnell Founders Room at Pitzer College.

Another amazing event this weekend, on the 26th from 5-9pm and 27th 5-9pm, is the Justice on Trial Film Festival at the Cal State Long Beach University Theater! 

They will be screening When Will the Punishment End, Elementary Genocide, Crime After Crime, and other great films, which are all focused on the current carceral regime. Ruthie Gilmore will also be a featured speaker at the Justice on Trial Film Festival! Get your tickets here!

Spread the word about these two great events and I hope to see you there!

Thank you,


Claire Hirschberg
Policy & Advocacy Intern
Californians United for a Responsible Budget