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Kebé

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers   ·   Twitter: @ifwhenhow

Kebé is a reproductive justice advocate, organizer, facilitator, operations wiz, and Program Coordinator for If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice. She uses both legal advocacy and grassroots organizing as tools to shape law that supports all people in determining, if, when and how we will become pregnant and build family in safe and supported communities. She has a B.A. from Columbia University in Anthropology, focused in gender, sexuality, and Africana studies. She hails from Charleston, South Carolina, and spends her time creating home around the country.

Know Your Rights: Practical Knowledge for Criminalized Communities and Allies

August 16 @ 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Presenters: Yveka Pierre Esq., Kebé, Alicia Sanchez Gill, Jeryl Hayes

As engaged members of communities, we have seen first hand what it looks like when people are first "othered" and subsequently criminalized. Though those in power frame criminalization as a response to "harmful conduct" we have seen that criminalization has been used as a sword in a false morality excursion instead of as a shield from injury or harm. Two groups specifically targeted are those who engage in sex work, and those who self manage their abortions, sharing the burden…

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