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upEND Movement invites you to submit Afrofuturist-inspired visual art, poetry, and short works of fiction to our first creative publication, Dream, Create, Liberate: A Future Without Family Policing.

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Dream, Create, Liberate – Visioning Session

Get inspired to create poetry, art, and fiction exploring a future without family policing.

December 6, 2023  |  Zoom
Submission Deadline Extended

Dream, Create, Liberate – Deadline for Submissions

Afrofuturist Art, Call for Submissions
upEND Movement invites you to submit Afrofuturist-inspired visual art, poetry, and short works of

January 31, 2024

How We endUP Convening 2023

Living Abolition Now: Exploring Everyday Resistance to Family Policing

Tuesday, October 17

Join a national conversation about family policing abolition. Leave equipped to take action in your community.

Event Recap

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Listen to The upEND Podcast 

Season 1 will be releasing episodes biweekly starting in September. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Introduction to Family Policing Abolition

An upEND Syllabus

Take a self-guided course on family policing’s history, present, and abolitionist future. This is a companion to The upEND Podcast.

Abolitionist Framework Tool

Do proposed reforms to family policing further entrench systemic harms or do they create a society where the need for a family policing system is obsolete?

Deadline Extended for Afrofuturist Art Submissions

The deadline for art, poetry, and short fiction submissions has been extended to January 31, 2024.

2023 Convening Recap

There is a place for all of us to resist family policing and carcerality, through practice, policy, and language.

upEND Demands Ceasefire and a Free Palestine

We stand in solidarity with Palestinians and the masses all over the world who are rising up, demanding freedom for Palestine and ultimately, for us all.

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