The Spoken Word Collective is dedicated to cultivating exquisite emotion in explosive written and spoken poetry. They frequently compete nationally at CUPSI poetry competitions, with some of their many past performances found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPCNtDjz2-A
In the first of the Embassy Alternative Justices events, we are moved to welcome Hector Black into our community for an evening of discussion about forgiveness, compassion and harms done.
In 2000, Hector's daughter Patricia was raped and murdered when their home was invaded. He forgave the killer Ivan Simpson and called on the judge not to give Simpson a death sentence. Hector is an advocate for compassionate justice and radical communities.
The Alternative Justices project is a decentralised collaborative community-based project that offers alternative systems for addressing harm in our communities. Our aims ...