Alisa Bier­ria s an assis­tant pro­fes­sor in eth­nic stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, River­side, and a co-founder of the nation­al orga­niz­ing project Sur­vived and Pun­ished. She is also a co-edi­tor of Com­mu­ni­ty Account­abil­i­ty: Emerg­ing Move­ments to Trans­form Vio­lence, a spe­cial issue of Social Jus­tice: A Jour­nal of Crime, Con­flict and World Order.
On the Complexities of Calling 911, Even in Cases of Sexual Violence
A police abolitionist and anti-rape advocate explains why involving the police doesn't always ensure safety.