El Jones spoke at the Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network’s inaugural Charla de Profundidad on March 18, 2023. El read from her book, Abolitionist Intimacies, and discussed how to live in a society based on care and compassion, not punishment. The talk is now available for viewing here –
El Jones is a community activist, a poet, and an educator who lives in African Nova Scotia. El is the author of Abolitionist Intimacies (Fernwood Publishing).
Starting in March 2023, the Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network (ARSN) is presenting Charlas de Profundidad, a series of online informal in-depth discussions.
The Madhu Verma Migrant Justice Centre, the Atlantic Abolition Coalition, the Coalition Against Prison Expansion (CAPE) NB and Cape Breton University’s Global Social Justice Project collaborated with ARSN for this first Charla.
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