Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

Cherrell Brown

Organizing Coordinator | Equal Justice USA
Cherrell is an Organizing Coordinator with Equal Justice USA, a national, grassroots organization working to build a criminal justice system that is fair, effective, and humane starting with repeal of the death penalty and increased services to families of homicide victims.. She is currently working to abolish the Death Penalty in Maryland.

Presentations from Facing Race 2012

Campaign Weaving and Movement Building: Challenging the Incarceration Nation through Creative Action

Across the country organizers and advocates are leading campaigns to challenge the impacts of mass detention/incarceration. From death penalty abolition to ending the high cost of phone calls, and mandatory detention--these organizations are using creative actions, first voice media and innovative policy advocacy to bring the media policy, immigrant rights and criminal justice sectors together to fight the profiteering in mass incarceration.

Speakers: Cherrell Brown, Steven Renderos, Silky Shah, Zachary Norris