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…

JAIL Hotline 1st Quarterly Advocacy Report, March 2019

This quarterly advocacy report provides an overview of the issues discussed during 659 calls from Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre prisoners and their loved to the JAIL / Jail Accountability & Information Line during the first three…

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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.…

JAIL Hotline 1st Monthly Report

The first monthly report on the JAIL Hotline is available to be read online on our Scribd page here. or downloaded and printed if you have a Scribd account. The report details the alarming number,…

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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…