Green Festival Speakers

Bernardine Dohrn


Bernardine Dohrn, activist, academic and child advocate, was a national leader of SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) and the Weather Underground, and was a fugitive on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List for a decade. Dohrn teaches and lectures on women, children, gender and human rights, children in conflict with the law, incarceration and torture, and international human rights law.


She is co-author, with Bill Ayers, of Race Course: Against White Supremacy, co-editor of Sing A Battle Song: Documents of the Weather Underground, and wrote the introduction to Letters from Young Activists. She is author and co-editor of:  A Century of Juvenile Justice and Resisting Zero Tolerance:  A Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Students.