A documentary film about public policy, prisons, the justice system, and youth advocacy around the declining investment in public education. Six lessons plans for youth in grades 8-12.
Radio documentary series.
James Williams calls this “a compelling documentary addressing racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. It is an excellent resource to use in educating, motivating, and empowering your group, organization, or community on this critical issue."
Organizing guide to ending mass incarceration.
Communities United Collective works together to address police violence, racism, discrimination and related issues in the City of Worcester, Massachusetts. We bring together people from the many diverse communities within Worcester, not as representatives of their organizations or communities, but as individuals who want to strengthen the unity in community.
01608 Worcester , MA
Book published by Beacon Press, January 2015. Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants. More recent examples include the Steubenville rape case and the murders of Matthew Shepard, Jennifer Daugherty, Marcelo Lucero, and Trayvon Martin. Most Americans see such acts as driven by hate. . . . All too often Americans choose to believe that terrible cruelty is aberrant, caused primarily by “extremists” and misfits.
Critical Resistance is a national prison abolition organization. They seek "to end Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe." Critical Resistance publishes a quarterly bilingual journal, The Abolitionist, "which is written mostly by prisoners, former prisoners, and community advocates." The Abolitionist can be found at https://abolitionistpaper.wordpress.com/
Inglewood, Oakland, New York, Portland
A Discussion Guide designed by a faith-based organization for use in small groups.
Book about author's work during the past 20 years with various police departments to end gang violence