Bioneers 2024 Conference

Claudia Peña

Co-Director | For Freedoms & Center for Justice at UCLA

Claudia Peña

Claudia Peña, Executive Director of For Freedoms, an artist collective that centers art and creativity as a catalyst for transformative connection and collective liberation, serves on the faculty at UCLA School of Law and in that school’s Gender Studies Department. She is also the founding Co-Director of the Center for Justice at UCLA, home of the Prison Education Program, which creates innovative courses that enable faculty and students to learn from and alongside currently incarcerated participants. Claudia has devoted her life to justice work through community organizing, transformative and restorative justice, consciousness-raising across silos, coalition-building, teaching, advocacy through law and policy, and the arts.

Keynote Address:

Claudia Peña – Abolition as Amends to Mother

March 29th | 11:20 am to 11:42 am

Panel Presentations:

Learning How to “Be” Again

March 29th | 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm