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Liberation Lab 2024: Lessons from the Modern Abolitionist Movement

Saturday, April 13, 2024
Cleveland State University College of Law, 1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115


DAY I: The Duty of Dissent in a State of Injustice

Thursday, March 7, 2024, 5pm – 9pm

From the Chicago Eight Trial (1968) to Cop City, Atlanta (2023): The state’s dark history of suppressing civil dissenters’ First Amendment freedoms


 DAY II: Building Worlds Not Jails

Saturday, April 13, 2024, 11am – 3pm

Working to Bring Beloved Community: Building to endure, survive, and replace the militarized carceral state

Registration at:


Speakers and workshops to be announced. We will send updates!

Program will include a Know Your Rights presentation and a Legal Observer Training hosted by National Lawyers Guild (NLG).

 LOCATION (for both March 7 and April 13):

Cleveland State University College of Law

1801 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115



 The InterReligious Task Force on Central America ( is pleased to announce the Cleveland State University chapter of the National Lawyers Guild ( as our partner for the 2024 Liberation Lab! We invite your listing as a co-sponsor of our annual social justice teach-in on collective liberation and community building.

IRTF is seeking sponsorship in support of our programming for Saturday, April 13, 2024. Liberation Lab sponsors, partners, and premium partners will be promoted online at and other event websites, as well as in promotional materials. If you wish to co-sponsor, please fill out the form at Thank you!



 Sponsorship - $100: Includes your name in promotional materials, on event websites, and 2 individual tickets for both days

 Partnership - $250: Includes your name and logo in promotional materials, on event websites, and 4 individual tickets for both days

 Premium Partnership - $500: Includes highlighted announcement during opening remarks; and your name and logo prominently featured on promotional materials and event websites, and 8 individual tickets (or a student group) to both days


For a just peace,

IRTF Board and Staff

(216) 961 0003