Critical Resistance: Campaigns & Project Updates

As Critical Resistance develops strong and vibrant grassroots projects and campaigns for abolition, check out updates from our work in Portland, Los Angeles, New York City, Oakland and across the US.

New Release: CR’s 2021 Annual Report!

Critical Resistance’s Annual Report for 2021 is now available for wide use to bolster an international movement to abolish the prison industrial complex (PIC).   This roundup of CR’s work…

We’re Hiring: Become our New Development Director!

We’re seeking a National Development Director to build and further diversify Critical Resistance’s fundraising and development capacity with an emphasis on grassroots fundraising, ensure CR’s financial oversight and health, and…

December 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this week for our final webinar of 2021, as we host a conversation with anti-imprisonment organizers on recent developments organizing against imprisonment this year.


Building Resistance: Anti-Imprisonment Organizing in 2021
Thursday, December 9, 2021
4pm PST/ 6pm


December 9, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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This #GivingTuesday, support The Abolitionist Newspaper

Today is #Giving Tuesday! Make a gift to support The Abolitionist newspaper, an essential tool for political organizing with imprisoned comrades! CR steadfastly continues to build connections across cages and…

Thank you for your summer 2021 support!

Dear Critical Resistance supporters, Last month, we put out the call to support Critical Resistance (CR) with a summer gift, and our movement returned the ask! Together we raised $23,000…

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 only be successful if we build stronger, deeper, and wider alliances as we…


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, we are advancing this…


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 chapters have eagerly joined…

Summer 2021 Fundraiser: Abolition is Essential

This year, Critical Resistance (CR) is advancing our organizing plans and deepening our connections to the inspiring, re-invigorated movement to abolish the prison industrial complex (PIC). Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic,…