Building Accountable Communities: What is Accountability?

Lots of people are using the word “accountability” with respect to various forms of harm. It is clear however that there isn’t any agreement about what this idea means. Is accountability punishment? Is it possible to move towards repairing harm without punishment? Panelists discuss and explore accountability as a key concept of transformative justice.

Learn more from this panel discussion featuring Shannon Perez-Darby, Esteban Kelly, RJ Maccani, Mia Mingus, Sonya Shah, and Leah Todd, and moderated by Piper Anderson.

Recorded at Building Accountable Communities: A National Gathering on Transforming Harm on April 27, 2019 at Barnard College, NYC.

Co-sponsored by Project NIA and the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

Thanks to Life Comes From It and Open Philanthropy Project for funding that helped to make the convening possible.