Upcoming Events


Reparations for Family Policing – Teach In

upEND’s Cofounder Maya Pendleton is featured in this teach-in with Movement For Black Lives.

June 26, 2024  |  Zoom

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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
Josie Pickens and Jaison Oliver sit next to each other on a blue arm chair and look toward the camera.

Dream, Create, Liberate – Visioning Session

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

December 6, 2023  |  Zoom

How We endUP Convening 2023

Registration is open now!
The How We endUP Convening is a gathering of advocates, activists, researchers, policymakers, and leaders from

October 17, 2023  |  Houston, TX
How Reproductive Justice Demands Freedom from Surveillance

Help is NOT on the Way: How Reproductive Justice Demands Freedom from Surveillance

Join us for an important conversation about the challenges Black birthing people face during pregnancy, birth, and parenting. Recent news

May 9, 2023  |  YouTube
Roxanna Asgarian and her book "We Were Once a Family"

upEND Reads: A Conversation with Roxanna Asgarian

Event Replay
This conversation with author Roxanna Asgarian was hosted by the upEND Movement at the University of Houston.


April 6, 2023  |  Kiva Room, Farish Hall, University of Houston

How We endUP Convening 2022

Thank you to all who participated in our 2022 How We endUP Convening!
We are so thankful for the insights

October 17 – 18, 2022

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