Amistad Launches Practical Abolition Animated Series
Sending armed police officers in response to social problems is harmful and counterproductive. But what could take the place of policing? In collaboration with artist and animator Erik Ruin, we staked out a creative path to lift up alternatives.
Amistad Statement on Mobile Crisis Unit Expansion and the Philly Budget
In this year’s Philly budget we expanded non-police mobile crisis teams. Now we must recommit ourselves to fight to take cops out of mental health calls COMPLETELY. Check out our assessment of how we moved the needle and what remains to be done.
13 People Liberated from PA State Prison
13 people free. 440 years of incarceration ended. Years of work from a vibrant movement pressing on the Board of Pardons and the Governor led to this victory which brought Amistad Law Project clients Francisco Mojica and Reid and Wyatt Evans home.