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We're hiring a Full-Time Pittsburgh-Based Administrative Manager!

Priority Application Consideration: 10/01/21 – The Administrative Manager position will be responsible for bookkeeping, vendor management, basic HR management, payment processing, etc. to keep the organization running smoothly so staff members can concentrate on building the movement to abolish police and prisons.

Family of Tyrone Briggs, killed at the age of 29 by SCI-Mahanoy staff, reach historic settlement with Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

The monetary settlement is the largest reported award in any Pennsylvania case involving the death of a person in custody and brings about policy changes for staff training, medical care, and OC-spray use on incarcerated persons with respiratory illnesses and disabilities. September 8, 20...

ALC Promises to Sue Allegheny County Over Jail’s Militaristic Use of Force Contracts

The Abolitionist Law Center will sue the County for entering into contracts with private paramilitary strike team contractor Joseph Garcia and CSAU unless the contract is cancelled. ALC also promises to sue Lightfield, a "less-lethal" weapons manufacturer in the event incarcerated community members are injured.

After 51 Years in Prison, Arthur 'Cetewayo' Johnson is Released

Join us in welcoming home ALC client, friend and mentor Arthur 'Cetewayo' Johnson. Cetewayo is now free after 51 years in prison – 37 of these years were spent in solitary confinement.