"In the spirit of reclaiming childhood" with Aislinn Pulley
Aislinn Pulley talks through her experience planning a "play-in" for Tamir Rice on the first anniversary of his killing by police, Project NIA and other groups invited children and youth ages 12 and above to play in honor of the precious life that was lost to state violence.
Aislinn Pulley is a Co-Executive Director at the Chicago Torture Justice Center, and a long-time organizer who has worked on a variety of campaigns including the Reparations Now movement to pass the historic 2015 Reparations Ordinance for survivors of CPD torture, campaigns for justice for families who have lost loved ones to police violence, defense campaigns to free political prisoners, and many others. Born and raised in Chicago, Aislinn founded the Chicago chapter of Black Lives Matter and was the youngest founding member of the cultural non-profit that used art for social change, Insight Arts in addition to organizing with We Charge Genocide.
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