Critical Resistance Presents Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex

Critical Resistance Presents Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex

PREMIERING AT ICOPA 2017 (INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PENAL ABOLITION) JULY 27TH Check back for videos links, coming August 3… VIDEOS IN THE FIRST SERIES: Soffiyah…

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No More Jails! Fighting Jail Expansion and the Harms of Imprisonment

No More Jails! Fighting Jail Expansion and the Harms of Imprisonment

For the past 15 years, CR has been a leader in the movement against prison and jail construction across the US.  Our innovative, integrated approach…

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Resisting Policing: Dismantle, Divest, Defund

Resisting Policing: Dismantle, Divest, Defund

Why fight policing? Experiences of criminalization & imprisonment are some of the most durable obstacles to full, equitable participation in our society and major blocks…

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Honoring Rose Braz: CR co-founder and abolitionist leader

Honoring Rose Braz: CR co-founder and abolitionist leader

May 5, 2017 Dear Friends, With tender spirits and heavy hearts, we at Critical Resistance bid farewell to one of our co-founders and long time…

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Bay Area Regional Statement Against Jail Expansion

Bay Area Regional Statement Against Jail Expansion

Sign on to the organizational statement here. As organizations in commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our communities, we stand united across Alameda, Contra…

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War Making and State Repression

War Making and State Repression

April 21, 2017 Last week, news broke that as Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeks to assert a “tough on crime” approach in his position,…

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A People's Victory in New York: We Stopped the Visiting Restrictions! Testimonies from NY Maximum Security Prisoners

A People’s Victory in New York: We Stopped the Visiting Restrictions! Testimonies from NY Maximum Security Prisoners

People’s Victory! A broad and vibrant effort by New Yorkers defeated Governor Cuomo’s plans to reduce visiting hours at New York’s maximum security prisons. Together…

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Prisoners Speak Out: Analysis and Perspectives

Prisoners Speak Out: Analysis and Perspectives

Part of the mission of Critical Resistance is to uplift and amplify the perspectives of those most targeted by the prison industrial complex. We regularly…

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Resistance Against the PIC & International Women's Strike

Resistance Against the PIC & International Women’s Strike

Critical Resistance is proud to be one of over 100 organizations endorsing the internationalist and anti-imperialist platform authored for International Women’s Strike for a global day…

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