I offer the following thoughts on police and prison abolition to facilitate a larger discussion about these goals.

I will not pretend to have the answers. There is much I have left to learn. Regardless, I have chosen not to wait around to reach the optimal level of political education on these issues before taking action. I hope you will join me in doing the same.

I am an abolitionist because I am committed to the struggle for collective liberation. I am critical of the narratives of white women (I am both) that are used to uphold systems of state violence and I see…