Resources on the web

 

CopWatch Groups

Rose City CopWatch (Portland)

CopWatch LA

Cop Watch LA- Guerilla Chapter

Raise The Fist

Berkeley CopWatch

West Denver CopWatch

Phoenix CopWatch

Austin CopWatch

Houston CopWatch

National CopWatch Conference website

Modesto CopWatch

Other Community Anti-Police Brutality & Victim Support Groups

Communities United Against Police Brutality

Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and Repression

America Needs To Know

Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality

Civil Liberties Monitoring Project [CLMP] -local 

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.

Bay Area Police Watch 

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 -
Support and Activism Community for People Labeled with "Mental Disorders"

 

Local Websites

Humboldt Revolution

High Boldtage - Politics and Music in Humboldt Co.

 

Local Rebellion

Accion Zapatista de Humboldt

PEOPLE PROJECT - Power from the STREETS!

 

Prisoner Support & Prison Abolition

Angola 3

Critical Resistance

Bar None - local, lots of connection with people in the SHU at Pelican Bay priosn in Crescent City

The Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal -
often the most updated info about Mumia

Mumia Abu-Jamal Legal Defense - find legal documents from Mumia's case and more

The Real Cost of Prison

All of Us or None -
formerly-incarcerated people fight against discrimination faced after release and fight for human rights of prisoners. Determined to win full restoration of our civil and human rights after release from prison. Our goal is to build political power in the communities most affected by mass incarceration & growth of the Prison Industrial Complex.

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.

Prison Abolitionist

 

Break the Chains-
forum for supporters of political prisoners, prisoners of war, politicized social prisoners, and victims of police and state intimidation.

 

Justice Now-
to end violence against women and stop their imprisonment.

 

Legal Resource Websites

Midnight Special Law Collective

Just Cause Law Collective - Resources include Know Your Rights Comix!

Civil Liberties Defense Center

Prison Legal News

National Lawyers Guild

NLG, San Francisco

NLG, Los Angeles

 

To End Domestic Violence

Generation 5 - mission is to end child sexual abuse within five generations; Transformative Justice; Liberatory means for liberatory ends.

 

Youth

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
a law professor who is a former defense attorney explains why he will never talk to the police, and why no one should EVER talk    to the police

Video about Police Idolisation

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
Some of this film is problematic, but has great legal information

 

Another cop caught on Candid Camera in NY
"If not for this video, he'd be facing 15 years right now"... 

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.

Stanford Prison Experiment

 

Killradio -
Lots of links to "alternative media"

 

"MOVE" -- documentary

 

"Confrontation in Philadelphia" -- documentary about MOVE

Websites & Groups We Like

Zine Library

BeeHive Collective

RiotFolk - Making folk a threat again!

ClimbingPoeTree - ART is our weapon, our medicine, our voice, our vision

Stop Huntington Animal Cruelty [SHAC]

Worker's World-
workers and oppressed peoples of the world UNITE!

Iraq Veterans Against the War

POORMagazine/Poor News Network - All the news that doesn't fit; Published Weekly, Experienced Daily

The Narco News Bulletin

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.

People of Color Organize!

Free Mind Media

Stop the Drug War

The Mississippi Justice Project 

MOVE

Revolutionary Autonomous Communities

Censored News-
Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights News


It's About Time: Black Party Panther Legacy and Alumni--
You'll find lots here!


World History Archives


Project South
- Institue for the Elimination of Poverty and Genocide: Leadership Development Strategic Convergences, Movement-Based Infrastructure

Intercontinental Cry- Reporting on the World's Indigenous Struggles

Coalition of Immokalee Workers Consciousness + Commitment = Change
a community-based organization of mainly Latino, Mayan Indian and Haitian immigrants working in low-wage jobs throughout  Florida.

D.C. Justice and Solidarity Collective

Cop-Watch.blogspot.com-
one person's archives of "bad cop, no donut" behavior

Chaparral Respects No Borders

Modesto Anarcho-
insurrectionary journal of class struggle 

KERSPLEBEDEB-
devoted to producing and distributing radical books and pamphlets and agit prop materials

 

El Machete

 

Radio Zapatista-Spanish and
English

 

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.
Common Ground Health Clinic

 

Meg Perry Center for Environmental Peace and Justice

 

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..."