Resources for Learning About Prison & Police Reform/Abolishment
Below is a bibliography of sources for folks who wish to learn more about police reform and abolition. (Note: The Greater Us will keep updating this page with curated information.)
For notes on how to begin engaging with anti-racism and anti-oppression work, start with this blog post.
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement, edited by Ejeris Dixon and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice by Marianne Celano, PhD, ABPP, Marietta Collins, PhD, and Ann Hazzard, PhD, ABPP; Illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin
Articles & Infographics
Police and Popular Culture
Documentaries, TV Series, & Movies
13th (Ava DuVernay - available on Netflix)
Alternatives to Calling Police
Many thanks to our colleagues in the field, including at VISIONS, Inc., who have contributed to this list!