Abolition Event Calendar

A calendar of events focused on defunding the police, abolition, developing alternatives to police, and elimination of the carceral state.

These events are compiled from publicly available information and submissions, and are not associated with dontcallthepolice.com.

Please note! All events are listed at the time local to the organizer – please check time zones.

Centering Rehabilitation: Reevaluating Prisons and Punishment


Join WBEZ's Natalie Moore for an event on Finland's prison philosophy and America's criminal justice system. About this event WBEZ’s Race, Class and Communities reporter Natalie Moore recently traveled to…

What About the Rapists? An Abolitionist FAQ


Join Eva Nagao and Mariame Kaba for a presentation about the zine they authored, "What About the Rapists?" About this event If as Melanie Brazzell theorizes, safety is “a toolkit…


Anti-Black Racism Forum: Community Safety & Justice

A live interactive virtual discussion to address Systemic Anti-Black Racism in the area of Community Safety & Justice. About this event Durham Black Network presents our Anti-Black Racism Forum on…

The Deep History of Incarceration


A lecture by Matthew Larsen and Mark Letteney sketching the outlines of prison in the ancient Mediterranean world. About this event We live in the age of mass incarceration. The…


Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment


Continuing Education event featuring authors from the book Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution and Imprisonment About this event This one-day continuing education event will feature authors from the book Policing…

To submit your event, please send the event name, description, instructions for registration and/or attendance, the organizer’s name, and organizer’s website to: calendar@dontcallthepolice.com

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