Congratulations to Dr. Brittany P. Battle, winner of the 2021 Winter SWS Social Actions Initiative Award. As the co-founder of Triad Abolition Project, a grassroots organization working to dismantle the carceral state, and the Forsyth County Police Accountability & Reallocation Coalition, a collective of grassroots organizations working to defund law enforcement budgets and refund the community; Dr. Battle has allocated her award winnings to fund the “Defund, Transform, Abolish?: Reimagining Justice in the Era of Mass Incarceration Workshop Series.

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