Week 12

becoming abolitionists

Key Questions

  • What is abolition? In what ways is abolition a positive rather than purely negative vision?

  • Why must abolition be a global, planetary movement? How are people around the world resisting the carceral system?

  • What does an abolitionist future look like? How can problems and issues be addressed without the carceral system?

Required Materials

Supplementary Materials


Using the template below, create a compilation of responses to the common questions people have when encountering abolition. How can we adequately address people’s concerns? How can we approach confrontations to radical abolition imagining with compassion and care?