How can you get more involved in ending life and long sentences?
Open Your Eyes and Heart
One of the first steps away from mass incarceration and towards communities focused on racial and transformative justice is education. These books, creative talks and curricula will help you understand the history of the penal system and, more importantly, the harm caused by our current conditions of long-term confinement.
We must be open to learning from one another. Use this form [LINK?] to show your interest in a study group for one of the topics listed below.
The Harm of Life and Long-Term Sentences
The Meaning of Life, by Marc Maurer and Ashley Nellis
A Little Piece of Light, by Donna Hylton
Locking up Our Own, by James Foreman
Caught, by Marie Gottschalk
Carceral Con, by Kay Whitlock and Nancy Heitzeg
Until We Reckon, by Danielle Sered
We Do This Till We Free Us, by Mariame Kaba
What is the Prison Industrial Complex? What is Abolition? by Critical Resistance
Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. Davis
What Abolitionists Do, by Dan Berger, Mariame Kaba, David Stein