The 37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation with Mariame Kaba in Conversation with Gina Dent, Associate Professor, Feminist Studies
Mariame Kaba is an organizer, educator, curator, and prison industrial complex (PIC) abolitionist who is active in movements for racial, gender, and transformative justice. Kaba is the founder and director of Project NIA, a grassroots abolitionist organization with a vision to end youth incarceration. Mariame Kaba will present her keynote followed by a conversation with Gina Dent, Associate Professor, Feminist Studies.
The annual convocation celebrates the life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by presenting speakers who discuss the civil rights issues of equality, freedom, justice, and opportunity. The convocation also seeks to build partnerships and develop dialogue within the campus community and with the local communities served by the university.