Prisoner Describes His Torture

These drawings were sent to us from a prisoner who is repeatedly tortured by the guards. Learn more

PARC Resource Directory

Our twenty-four page resource guide is used by over 50,000 prisoners a year all across the United States. Learn More

Pelican Bay Hunger Strike

On July 1st, 2011 prisoners at Pelican Bay went on hunger strike to protest the cruel, inhumane and tortuous conditions of their imprisonment. Learn More About Their Struggle

2018 PARC Directory

PARC corresponds with and mails a directory of resources to prisoners, their friends and family members. 
 

Download a PDF copy of the 2018 Resource Guide today!

Recent Alerts

Support Bo Brown

Bo Brown needs your love. Bo, who has worked tirelessly for her many strong communities for decades, needs you to show up for her, now.


Bo Brown is a lifelong movement-maker and community supporter who is living with Lewy Body Dementia, for which she requires constant care. If
you've never met Bo, you've never seen the profound effect this powerhouse, principled woman has had on everyone around her. 


If you know one thing about Bo, you should know that she knows how to Show Up. Decades of hard work have built an enormous web of community and

Kelly Ann Savage is Free!

We are absolutely thrilled to share that Kelly Savage was released from prison last week!!!

Sparks Fly for BO! May 13th, 2017

Join the Sparks Fly Committee and Prison Activist Resource Center for an vening of Culture and Politics to Support Bo Brown.

Support the PARC 2016 Prisoner Resource Directory!

For the last sixteen years, PARC has corresponded with and mailed a directory of resources to prisoners, their friends, and family members. We are often the first point of contact for people to connect with prisoners' rights organizations, community organizations, prison literature and arts projects, family and visiting resources, health care and legal resources, parole and pre-release resources, and the prison abolition movement.

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About PARC

PARC is a prison abolitionist group based on Oakland, California committed to exposing and challenging the institutionalized racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, and classism of the Prison Industrial Complex. Learn More or Donate to PARC:


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