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McKelvey School of Engineering

Sisters of Carceral Liberation

Monday, October 11 | 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Virtual Event

Building a Movement of Social Justice for Black Women in Higher Education in Prison

The Prison Education Project at Washington University in St. Louis is excited to announce its inaugural Maggie Garb Lecture Series. This lecture series will feature dynamic scholars, practitioners, grassroots organizers and impacted students from across the country who will speak on this year’s theme, “The Power of Higher Education in Prison.” Additionally, this series will feature an hour-long lecture from keynote speaker Syrita Steib, a system-impacted grassroots organizer. This virtual lecture series is made possible by the Maggie Garb Foundation. 

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Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Maggie Garb Lecture Series



Speaker Information

Breea Willingham is an interdisciplinary scholar and criminal justice professor whose teaching and research examines the intersections of race, gender, higher education, and the criminal injustice system. She is particularly interested in examining Black women’s experiences with higher education in prison, and amplifying the voices of Black women impacted by the injustice system.

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