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The Horizons Project: Dispatches From Possible Futures

The State of Abolition: Three Years After the Uprising

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The Struggle to Stop Cop City—By Any Means Necessary

A history of Stop Cop City and the struggle to defend the Atlanta Forest. A must read for anyone interested in getting the whole story and understanding the strategic thinking informing some of the most important organizing in the country.

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No One is Disposable: Migrant Justice as Abolitionist Organizing

Angélica Cházaro argues that the Migrant Justice movement and the Abolitionist movement must be intertwined because the system of oppression they face is one and the same.

House Our Neighbors

Building Life: Housing Justice and Abolition

House Our Neighbors (HON!) organizers describe their efforts and victories in establishing a social housing developer in Seattle, influenced by an abolitionist framework, with the goal of providing affordable and dignified housing for all.

Beyond Do No Harm: Health Justice and Abolition

Maria Thomas of Interrupting Criminalization reflects on the importance of health justice in abolitionist organizing, the Black Panthers and Young Lords, and her work to bring together healthcare workers and organizers to craft solutions to end the use of the healthcare system as an extension of the carceral state.

Building Resilient Organizations

Never Again Action

The Ten Components of Good Strategy

Never Again Action’s Serena Adlerstein proposes a framework for understanding strategy that aims to give organizers what they need to build more resilient, and effective, organizations.

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How (Not) to Dismantle White Supremacy

Is the fixation on naming "white supremacy culture"  overtaking the fight against white supremacy? 

 

Painted by Juana Alicia and Mike Konopacki

Something Old, Something New: The Arc of Organizational Resilience

Kim Fellner draws on her experience with the National Organizers Alliance to look at the persistence—and shifts—of the challenges movement organizations face.

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Building Better Leadership Pipelines

In “Building Resilient Organizations,” Maurice Mitchell articulates what many in the professional left have felt but are afraid to say; the once-stable ground of our movement has turned into a space with rising tensions, organizational infighting, and proxy wars that have undermined our ability to be effective.

Courtesy of the Working Families Party

Building Resilient Organizations

Toward Joy and Durable Power in a Time of Crisis

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