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We’re Free, but Not *Free*: Race and Incarceration

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

175 Knight Law Center

Vesla Weaver is an assistant professor of political science and African American Studies at Yale University. She received her doctorate in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University. Weaver is broadly interested in understanding racial inequality in the United States, how state policies shape citizenship, and the political causes and consequences of the growth of the criminal justice system in the United States. Her books include Arresting Citizenship: The Democratic Consequences of American Crime ControlFrontlash: Civil




“Oregon leads the way with nation’s first openly bisexual governor” by Alison Gash

Read UO Political Science Professor Alison Gash in Newsweek

Kate Brown, the new governor of Oregon



Agency plans customized curriculum to help LGBTQ parents

Assistant Professor Gash was recently quoted in the Register Guard about the important impact of parenting groups within communities:

The UO’s Gash believes the LGBTQ Parenting and Education Initiative is a grand idea.

” … One of the things we found in our research was that places that had parenting groups geared toward LGBTQ parents … those folks had a great understanding of parenting opportunities and the sort of landmines that exist.”

Read the full article HERE