Bell Let Us Talk Protest January 29th at…

Art --- Speeches --- Action SPEAKERS: - Souheil Benslimane (Lead Coordinator, Jail Accountability & Information Line) - Farhat Rehman (Member, MOMS / Mothers Offering Mutual Support) - Michael Spratt (Partner / Certified Specialist in Criminal…

Justice for Soli Vigil December 15th

Join members of the community and CPEP as we remember Soleiman Faqiri who was killed while under government care by correctional staff at the Central East Correctional Centre (CECC) in Lindsay, Ontario. This will be…

October 3rd March

JOIN THE PEACEFUL MARCH IN OTTAWA / ON ALGONQUIN TERRITORY AS PART OF THE MULTI-CITY DAY OF ACTION AGAINST CANADA’S DETENTION OF MIGRANTS OCTOBER 3, 2019 DEMAND PRISON PROFITEERS BUILD COMMUNITIES, NOT CAGES ----- MARCH…

UPDATED: MORE August PJD Info and Events

UPCOMING PRISONERS’ JUSTICE DAY 2019 EVENTS ON ALGONQUIN TERRITORY / IN OTTAWA ABOUT PRISONERS' JUSTICE DAY (PJD) “PJD emerged as a prisoner-initiated day of non-violent strike action to commemorate the death of Eddie Nalon in…

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Prisoners’ Justice Day Events for July and August…

This July and August, CPEP and The Journal of Prisoners on Prisons will be hosting multiple events happening in Ottawa to discuss, demonstrate, honor, and get ready for Prisoners' Justice Day. Check out the information…

May 25th 2019, Red Deer Alberta, Forum on…

Tens of thousands of Canadian children and their families are being systematically terrorized, threatened and deprived of their basic human rights at the whim of provincially-mandated child protection agencies, all of which are income-conscious private…

The Jail Killing of Soleiman Faqiri: Documentary and…

Join us on Monday 8 April and hear the tragic story of Soleiman Faqiri, through a short documentary screening and talk by his brother Yusuf. Free and open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/events/640541009733562/ Soleiman was a…

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Pick up the (micro) Phone! Open mic and…

Join us for an open mic night hosted by the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project (CPEP) and students in Carleton University's Community Engaged Sociology (SOCI4170), to engage in performances and critical discussions around the impacts…

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El Jones Free Public Talk March 25th

El Jones, prison justice activist and Halifax poet laureate, will be giving a free public talk in downtown Ottawa on Monday night March 25. El will be speaking about prisoner resistance in Nova Scotia, and…

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Jail Hotline Valentines Day Bake Sale

Why: Eat delicious treats, while raising money to cover the costs of the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project's Jail Accountability and Information Line What: Bake sale Where: Faculty of Social Sciences (main entrance) When: Thursday,…

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Campaign Video and Photo Shoot for Bell Let’s…

HAVE YOU OR ONE OF YOUR LOVED ONES BEEN INCARCERATED AT THE OTTAWA-CARLETON DETENTION CENTRE (OCDC)? Join CPEP for our #BellLetsTalkOCDC campaign video and photo shoot on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 between 11:30am and 5:30pm.…

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Demonstration in memory of Cas Geddes December 10th

Instead of receiving care and compassion for his schizophrenia in the community, Cas Geddes was jailed at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC), where he was placed in solitary confinement. Shortly after, he became the third…

Panel: The future of solitary confinement in Ontario…

The Future of Solitary Confinement in Ontario and Canada: A Panel Discussion Thursday, November 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:30pm Learning Crossroads (CRX) / 141 Louis Pasteur Room C020 University of Ottawa While there is legislation…

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Prisoner Justice Day 2014

UPCOMING EVENT IN OTTAWA: PRISONER JUSTICE DAY  Sunday August 10, 2014Jack Purcell Community Centre 320 Jack Purcell Lane "August 10th is Prisoners Justice Day, a day in remembrance of everyone who has died at the…