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.

Becoming an Active Bystander with Cradle Community


Note: time entered in U.S. Pacific time, but event is in UK We will build our collective understanding of what violence in public space looks like, and how we can…

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Images, Memory, and Justice with Bryan Stevenson


Founder/executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) Bryan Stevenson is the featured speaker for the second event in Visualizing Abolition, joining Gina Dent for a conversation about art, culture,…


Post-Election Prostest for a People’s Mandate!

Utah State Capital 350 N. State St., Salt Lake City

The National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression Calls for Protests the Day After The November Presidential Election (November 4, 2020) After the election, the peoples mandate for change must…


Reimagining Community Safety #8: A Discussion with Alex Vitale


For many, reimagining community safety means reimagining communities that achieve safety without the assistance of police. We have asked Alex Vitale, Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and author of The End…


Abolitionist Feminisms: Beth Ritchie, Erica Meiners, and Sonya Clark


Beth Richie, University of Illinois, Chicago, Erica Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University, and Soyna Clark, Amherst College, Western Massachusetts, join us for a conversation on feminist―queer, anti-capitalist, grassroots, and women of color—…


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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