Hugo Pinell, Presente!

Hugo Pinell, Presente!

August 12, 2015 It is with very heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of Hugo “Yogi” Pinell, who was killed at New Folsom Prison…

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Creative Resistance for Abolition – a benefit art auction for CR – is now open on Paddle8!

Creative Resistance for Abolition – a benefit art auction for CR – is now open on Paddle8!

View the incredible range of artwork and make bids to support CR here: http://paddle8.com/auction/criticalresistance Auction closes Wednesday August 26th. Internationally acclaimed artists have donated an…

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CR Launches #ABOLISH SOLITARY campaign

CR Launches #ABOLISH SOLITARY campaign

July 8 marks the 2nd anniversary of the 2013 CA Prisoner Hunger Strikes, the largest prisoner hunger strike in history. Many imprisoned people have asked…

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After fierce and sustained organizing, CR Los Angeles and its allies successfully organized the LA Board of Supervisors to suspend a jail expansion plan in favor of assessing alternatives to imprisonment. Read about their decision here. CRLA has specifically been fighting a proposed new women's jail, which is included in the suspension.

No New Jails in California! Updates and take action

This summer CR- Los Angeles (CRLA) and CR-Oakland have catalyzed exciting community victories. Due to our efforts, city leaders are increasingly realizing that new jails…

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Issue 24 of The Abolitionist is Here

Issue 24 of The Abolitionist is Here

FRESH OFF THE PRESS  Our latest issue of The Abolitionist takes on the theme of “Education.” Issue 24 looks at the importance of education in the movement to abolish…

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The Sacramento BeeWhy is California Trying to Build More Jails?

Critical Resistance in 2014: Check out our Annual Report

Click here or on the image to read our 2014 Annual Report. Critical Resistance is proud of what we have built as an organization and…

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Do Black Lives Matter? Robin DG Kelley and Fred Moten in Conversation

Do Black Lives Matter? Robin DG Kelley and Fred Moten in Conversation

On Dec. 13th, Critical Resistance was honored to host Fred Moten and Robin D.G. Kelley for a conversation on the impacts of the prison industrial…

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New tote bags: INVEST IN PEOPLE, NOT POLICE AND PRISONS

New tote bags: INVEST IN PEOPLE, NOT POLICE AND PRISONS

*all items you add to your cart will appear in a new tab/window* New tote bags!  “INVEST IN PEOPLE NOT POLICE AND PRISONS”    …

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Issue 23 of The Abolitionist is Here!

Issue 23 of The Abolitionist is Here!

FRESH OFF THE PRESS  2014’s second issue of The Abolitionist tackles the theme of “Capitalism, Anti-Capitalism, and the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC).” To many of our readers,…

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Communities Fight Back Against Police and Militarization!

Communities Fight Back Against Police and Militarization!

Four weeks after the tragic death of 18-year old Michael Brown at the hands of the Ferguson, MO police department, we have seen law enforcement…

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