Other Community Anti-Police Brutality & Victim Support Groups
Redwood Sunshine -in the six rivers region
Idriss Stelley Foundation - ISF provides free, confidential services to biological and extended families whose loved ones have been disabled or killed by law enforcement. + 24 HR crisis line ringing off the hook, clients appointments, setting up their websites and petitions, showing up in court, critical mass alerts about their cases, and so much more (believe it or not!) Extraordinary support.
October 22nd Coalition - to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. Also works on the Stolen Lives Project, which documents cases of killings by law enforcement agents nationwide.
PACH - Police Accountability Clinic and Helpline Sonoma County
L.E.A.N. - in Anaheim CA, LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCOUNTABILITY NETWORK
Radical Mental Health Support
The Icarus Project - Navigating the space between brilliance and madness. The Icarus Project is creating a new culture and language that resonates with our actual experiences of madness and “mental illness” rather than trying to fit our lives into a conventional framework.
Freedom Center -
High Boldtage - Politics and Music in Humboldt Co.
PEOPLE PROJECT - Power from the STREETS!
Prisoner Support & Prison Abolition
Bar None - local, lots of connection with people in the SHU at Pelican Bay priosn in Crescent City
Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal -
Mumia Abu-Jamal Legal Defense - find legal documents from Mumia's case and more
All of Us or None -
Solitary Watch -News from a Nation in Lockdown
Sumoud- Info & resources primarily around Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel (approx. 11,000 currently behind bars). Also, work regarding: imprisonment worldwide of political dissidents and indigenous, refugee, immigrant and racialized people; role of the prison industrial complex in criminalizing poverty & political resistance. Understanding illegitimacy of the prison as an institution- and the need for its abolition.
Break the Chains-
Legal Resource Websites
Just Cause Law Collective - Resources include Know Your Rights Comix!
To End Domestic Violence
Generation 5 - mission is to end child sexual abuse within five generations; Transformative Justice; Liberatory means for liberatory ends.
Raven Project - Youth led, youth implemented street outreach program/drop-in center.
Coffee Opp - with the mission of creating an art-infused safe haven in the form of a youth-run coffee house.
Video & Audio
Don't Talk To Cops
Watch this if you can. -It's going on all over CA and elsewhere. Instances where someone calls an ambulance for their LOVED ONE and instead, officers come and KILL. Then the police, apparently caring more about covering their own ass, ALWAYS claim they were in great danger.
Busted: ...Guide to Surviving Police Encounters
Another cop caught on Candid Camera in NY
So this anonymous video saves a black man from jail. This was filmed in the light of day. Look at the other cop there and all the people walking by.
"MOVE" -- documentary
"Confrontation in Philadelphia" -- documentary about MOVE
Websites & Groups We Like
RiotFolk - Making folk a threat again!
ClimbingPoeTree - ART is our weapon, our medicine, our voice, our vision
POORMagazine/Poor News Network - All the news that doesn't fit; Published Weekly, Experienced Daily
Indymedia, Bay Area and North Coast - information infrastructure for people & opinions who don't have access to airwaves, tools and resources of corporate media. Supports local, regional & global struggles against exploitation and oppression. Functions as a non-commercial, non-corporate, anti-capitalist collective.
It's About Time: Black Party Panther Legacy and Alumni--
Intercontinental Cry- Reporting on the World's Indigenous Struggles
Coalition of Immokalee Workers- Consciousness + Commitment = Change
Radio Zapatista-Spanish and
Common Ground Relief - providing short term relief for victims of hurricane disasters in the gulf coast region, and long term support in rebuilding the communities affected in the New Orleans area.
Coalicion de Derechos Humanos grassroots organization which promotes respect for human/civil rights and fights the militarization of the Southern Border region
Homes Not Jails- In the face of people dying on sidewalks in front of vacant buildings, affordable housing advocates and poor people came together to find ways to utilize vacant buildings.
batteredbypd'sblog - "Just when you thought the LAW was there to protect you..."