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CR’s Abolitionist Toolkit

CR National members made this toolkit in 2004. In this toolkit, you will find CR’s early ideas on the prison industrial complex and abolition, along with political education and organizing…

Reformist Reforms vs Abolitionist Steps in Policing

This chart examines reforms that expand policing vs reforms that reduce the role of policing and its violence in our lives. Download the PDF or email crnational@criticalresistance.org for a print version.…

Public Health is a Strategy for Abolition

CR and Public Health Justice Collective created this tool of a public health framework for organizing to abolish policing. This document is inspired by the American Public Health Association (APHA)’s…

Anti-Policing Health Toolkit

Want to respond to health crisis without calling the cops? Check out the Oakland Power Project (OPP)’s Anti-Policing Health Toolkit. This is a compilation of resources created by health workers…

CR’s Abolition of Policing Workshop

Our Abolition of Policing Workshop is a 2-hour workshop that focuses on defining policing, analyzing the historical development of policing as a strategy of repression and ways communities have resisted…

How to Stop a Jail in Your Town

Want to learn how to stop jail expansion? Check out this extensive compilation of organizing resources coordinated by CA United for a Responsible Budget (CURB), a coalition in CA fighting…

CR at ICOPA 2018: Resources and Information

Critical Resistance presented 3 workshops at the 2018 International Conference On Penal Abolition in London. Resources from CR workshops are also available below for your use. Abolitionist Strategy & Vision – …

Abolition of Policing Workshop

As part of our work to fight policing, we are making our Abolition of Policing Workshop publicly available! The goal of the workshop is to give participants an understanding and…

Oakland Power Projects – Health Resources

The Anti-Policing Health Workers Cohort aims to increase resistance to the every-day violence of policing, strengthen people’s skills to respond to community health needs in ways that minimize police contact,…