Dashiel Carrera is a researcher, novelist, and media artist from Newton, Massachusetts. He became involved in prison abolitionism after conducting research for his novel Man in a Room, about the longest-held man in solitary confinement by the US Federal Bureau of Prisons. Currently, he is studying for his PhD in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Toronto.
Ufuoma Ovienmhada is a researcher and visual artist from Fort Worth, Texas. She became passionate about prison and police abolition through student organizing on her home campus MIT. She has skill sets in remote sensing, environmental science, and community-centered design. She is currently pursuing a PhD studying the intersection of mass incarceration and environmental justice.
Safa Hussein is a researcher and digital artist from Toronto, Ontario. She has conducted research on intersectionality in Human Computer Interaction which has transformed her passion for prison abolition into actionable work. She is currently a 3rd year Computational Cognitive Science Major at the University of Toronto.