Abolitionist Law Center, our clients, and our supporters have made important strides in overturning laws aimed at censoring and silencing prisoners’ voices, in challenging decades-long solitary confinement, and in pushing for life-saving treatment for hepatitis C+ prisoners. Over the last Continue reading Keep ALC in the Fight to End Mass Incarceration!
Abolitionist Law Center, our clients, and our supporters have made important strides in overturning laws aimed at silencing prisoners’ voices, in challenging long-term solitary confinement, and in pushing for life-saving treatment for hepatitis C+ prisoners. None of this would have Continue reading Keep ALC in the Fight to End Mass Incarceration!
Final Update – July 26, 2015 – Thank you all for supporting Abolitionist Law Center and helping to get the word out about our work! With your help we were able to raise exactly $10,000, which is nearly double what we raised from crowdfunding last year. More than 6 times as many tweets were sent out about this campaign, and nearly twice as many Facebook posts. This growing support will embolden us to push even harder against race and class based mass incarceration. Continue reading Support the Movement to Abolish Mass Incarceration!
A generous donor has offered a matching pledge in response to the report the Abolitionist Law Center (ALC) recently released with the Human Rights Coalition (HRC), which uncovered a hidden health crisis at a Pennsylvania prison built in the midst of a toxic coal waste dump. If you give today your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000. Continue reading Support ALC’s Environmental Justice Work – Give Now and Your Donation Will Be Doubled!
The Abolitionist Law Center is throwing a fundraiser at the Bricolage Theatre in downtown Pittsburgh. Join us for a night of poetry, song, hip-hop, and prison abolition, with Joy KMT, Blak Rapp Madusa, Jacquea Mae, Russell Shoatz III and more! Continue reading Abolitionist Visions: A Fundraiser to Fight the Prison State
Maroon Released from Solitary: What’s Next? The litigation on behalf of Russell Maroon Shoatz is still active. The Abolitionist Law Center and the rest of Maroon’s legal team will continue our work on his behalf, until we are assured that Continue reading Fundraiser Update: 30 Days Left to Raise $6,000!
We believe that prolonged solitary confinement is one of the most severe human rights abuses inside the prison walls. We are working to put an end to it by advocating for the release of those who have been in solitary confinement for the longest, and by educating the public more generally about these human rights abuses. Donations to this fundraising campaign will help us accomplish these goals. Specifically, raised funds will be used to pursue Russell Maroon Shoatz and Arthur Johnson’s cases, and to further educate the public about the use of solitary confinement in prisons. Continue reading Funds Needed to Continue Working to End Long-Term Solitary Confinement
We are excited to announce the first fundraising drive of the Abolitionist Law Center! The Abolitionist Law Center is a public interest law firm inspired by the struggle of political and politicized prisoners, and organized for the purpose of abolishing class Continue reading Support the Abolitionist Law Center!