Zines & Pamphlets

Contraband Love by Humanities Behind Bars

Transformative Justice by Carmen Jones

Breaking Bars, Vol 1. by Humanities Behind Bars

Breaking Down Carceral Society & Building Another World by Alison Reed

Prison Strike 2018 by Fire Inside Collective

Virginia Prison Justice Network Newsletter Issue #59

Compilation of Statewide Anti-Prison Organizations by the Virginia Prison Justice Network

Hello by Nastassja E. Swift


Pedagogy Readings

“Humanities Behind Bars: Toward an Abolitionist Praxis in Prison Education Programs”

by Meghan McDowell & Alison Reed (featured in Issue 30 of The Abolitionist)

“‘Can a Poem Stop a Jail from Being Built?’ On Fugitive Counter-Ethics as Prison Pedagogy”

by Meghan McDowell & Alison Reed (selected reading from Prison Pedagogies)

The Undercommons

by Stefano Harney & Fred Moten

“Feeling Like a Failure: Teaching/Learning Abolition Through the Good, the Bad and the Innocent”

 by Jessi Lee Jackson & Erica R. Meiners


Abolition Readings

Are Prisons Obsolete?

by Angela Y. Davis

Resource Guide for Teaching and Learning Abolition

by Critical Resistance

Transformative Justice Handbook

by generationFIVE

“Toward Transformative Justice: A Call to Action for the Left and the Sexual and Domestic Violence Sectors”

by generationFIVE

“Constructing a Criminal Justice System Free of Racial Bias: An Abolitionist Framework”

by Dorothy E. Roberts

A Better World: Transformative Justice and the Apocalypse

by Kai Cheng

The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander

Abolition Now!: Ten Years of Strategy and Struggle Against the Prison Industrial Complex




Criminal Queers



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