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Watch Portland, OR-based author Ethan Thrower and Center for Equity and Inclusion’s Hanif Fazal share a deep and reflective discussion about family, community and healing. This event was filmed before a live audience on December 9, 2021 at CEI’s office in Portland. Ethan’s new book, A Kid’s Book About Incarceration, invites people to read with their kids about the harms and possibilities of healing and justice for those who experience the US prison system.

You can order A Kid’s Book About Incarceration at:

To learn more about Zach Norris and his book, Defund Fear: Safety Without Policing, Prisons and Punishment, visit