Long live the Attica Rebellion

Long live the Attica Rebellion

Critical Resistance commemorates the anniversary of the Attica Rebellion, when Black, Native and Latino prisoners rose up against Attica Prison in upstate New York, and …

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Lessons in Liberation Launch: Grounding Education in Abolition

Lessons in Liberation Launch: Grounding Education in Abolition

Join us for a webinar launching a new toolkit for abolitionist educations by Education for Liberation Network and Critical Resistance, published by AK Press! Wed,…

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On the Road to Freedom: An Abolitionist  Assessment of Pretrial and Bail Reforms

On the Road to Freedom: An Abolitionist Assessment of Pretrial and Bail Reforms

We at Critical Resistance are excited to present our newest release – On the Road to Freedom –  a toolkit we’ve created in partnership with Community Justice…

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2 New Resources for Abolition on College & University Campuses!

2 New Resources for Abolition on College & University Campuses!

Several years ago, shifting conversations about the prison industrial complex (PIC) at our work sites propelled a group of Critical Resistance affiliated post secondary educators…

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Annual Report for 2020 is Here!

Annual Report for 2020 is Here!

Dear friends and fellow travelers, The challenges, loss and hardship of 2020 motivated us to organize with urgency, responsiveness and solidarity. As health, economic, and…

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2 New Tools: Advice Video and Defund Policing Website!

2 New Tools: Advice Video and Defund Policing Website!

New “Advice to New Abolitionists” Video by Rachel Herzing In 2020, we saw one of the biggest waves of people identifying as abolitionist and calling…

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Mid-Year Review of Policing in Oakland & Two New "How to Abolish Police" Videos by CR Oakland!

Mid-Year Review of Policing in Oakland & Two New “How to Abolish Police” Videos by CR Oakland!

Over the years our Oakland chapter has periodically researched and developed mid-year or annual reviews of policing as a way to report developments in Oakland’s…

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Celebrating Juneteenth: An Abolitionist Perspective on Black Liberation Past & Present with Charlene Carruthers & Marc Lamont Hill

Celebrating Juneteenth: An Abolitionist Perspective on Black Liberation Past & Present with Charlene Carruthers & Marc Lamont Hill

This year, the poignancy and the urgency of Black liberation is front and center of national, if not international, consciousness and action. On Saturday, June…

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CR Conference History Webinar Recording

CR Conference History Webinar Recording

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No New Jails in California! Updates and take action

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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