Students see police as a source of violence and their only protection against it—a contradiction underscoring the need for new school safety models.
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For Black & Pink Organizers, Decarceration Must Grapple With Constant Violence Against LGBTQ+ People
Adam Mahoney profiles leadership of Black & Pink, a national abolitionist organization dismantling the carceral system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people.
Abolitionists have confronted violence through Transformative Justice, which models different skills and principles for approaching harm and violence.
Mental Health First is a community-centered initiative to eliminate the need for police as first responders to mental health crises.
Nicole Froio examines how some prison abolitionists are approaching gendered harm without the involvement of the criminal justice system.
Asset forfeiture is potentially a major obstacle to defunding police because the public lacks control over external revenue sources.
Historian David Stein joins the Beyond Prisons podcast to reflect on the sudden rise in awareness of the abolition movement.
In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, several school boards voted or are in the process of voting to defund school police forces.
Shadowproof is mobilizing resources and our platform to raise the abolition movement’s visibility, inviting journalists to pitch us stories on the subject.