Abolition is essential to the movement for liberation.

Abolition is essential to the movement for liberation.

Abolition is essential to the movement for liberation. Because the PIC segregates and isolates individuals, communities, and issue areas, we know that our efforts can…

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Correspondence and connection with people inside is essential

Correspondence and connection with people inside is essential

Correspondence and connection with people inside is essential Through the pandemic, CR steadfastly continues to build connections across cages and walls. Since Covid-19 and Shelter-in-Place,…

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Bay Area: Join us July 30 for #FreedomFriday in North Oakland

Bay Area: Join us July 30 for #FreedomFriday in North Oakland

Join us to Close CA Prisons at Freedom Friday on July 30th from 3-7pm! Prison closure is on our horizon. After CA’s horrifying wave of…

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Fund Care Not Cages!

Fund Care Not Cages!

Your gifts will help essential organizing against imprisonment. Following successful 2019 and 2020 victories with coalitions against local jail expansion, CR Oakland and Los Angeles…

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Critical Resistance is Hiring - Two Development Positions!

Critical Resistance is Hiring – Two Development Positions!

Critical Resistance is excited to have two new staff positions opening, as we’re looking to bring in a full time Operations Coordinator and a part…

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Fund Community, Not Cops!

Fund Community, Not Cops!

Your support is crucial in fights to fund our communities, not cops! With the call to Defund Police ringing in the air following 2020’s uprisings,…

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Issue 35 on Defunding Policing heading to print! Subscribe today to receive an issue in July / August

Issue 35 on Defunding Policing heading to print! Subscribe today to receive an issue in July / August

Dear Readers of The Abolitionist and Critical Resistance supporters: What a year 2021 has already been and we are only halfway through. We are thrilled…

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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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World Premiere: Re-Visions of Abolition Screening & Advancing the Defund Struggle in Austin

World Premiere: Re-Visions of Abolition Screening & Advancing the Defund Struggle in Austin

After years of grassroots organizing, organizers in Austin, Texas successfully pressured Austin City Council to defund over $120 million from policing in August 2020, one…

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