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The Movement LibGuide: Self-Education & Self-Preservation at Hampshire

Online Resources

  • What To Do Instead of Calling the Police:

             "A Guide, A Syllabus, A Conversation, A Process." 

              Click here for access to the Google Document

  •  Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform and Demands:

 "In response to the sustained and increasingly visible violence against Black communities in the U.S. and globally, a collective of more than 50 organizations representing thousands of Black people from across the country have come together with renewed energy and purpose to articulate a common vision and agenda. We are a collective that centers and is rooted in Black communities, but we recognize we have a shared struggle with all oppressed people; collective liberation will be a product of all of our work."  

Read the demands here

  • Where Abolition Meets Action: Women Organizing Against Gender Violence: 

"...This article examines both past and present models of women’s community self-defense practices against interpersonal violence. By exploring methods women have employed to protect themselves, their loved ones, and communities, this article seeks to contribute to the current conversations on how to promote safety and accountability without resorting to state-based policing and prisons."

Read the full article here

  • Transforming Carceral Logics: 10 Reasons to Dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex Through a Queer/Trans Analysis and Action

Link to PDF here

  • Black and Pink's Prison Abolition Syllabus        

 Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. The following is a syllabus for a course on Prison Abolition that was co-taught by the founder of Black and Pink, Jason Lydon. This collection of readings is intended as a primer for readers on the creation and function of the US prison industrial complex. Access to all of the listed readings are provided on the website.

Click here to see the syllabus