Week 9

disability incarcerated

Key Questions

  • What is the medical industrial complex? How is its history connected to anti-Blackness, colonialism, and ableism?

  • How have disabled people been institutionalized and incarcerated historically? How have previous disability movements resisted carcerality?

  • What carceral spaces and institutions impact disabled people beyond prisons and the police?

Required Materials

Supplementary Materials


Read the directions from Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective om how to pod map and then complete the pod mapping worksheet below. What does your pod look like? Why is it important to create interdependent webs of care, especially within the context of disability justice? How could this help us address harm and violence in our communities?