#1MExperiments



A Virtual Zine Project
c/o Project Nia & Interrupting Criminalization

Explore snapshots of community-based safety strategies that expand our ideas about what keeps us safe.

One Million Experiments is...

︎︎︎ a place to browse community-based safety projects for inspiration, 

︎︎︎ a podcast featuring experiment creators,

︎︎︎ a zine series that highlights the nuts and bolts of particular projects, and

︎︎︎ an opportunity to share your projects.

Experiments updated at the beginning of the month. Follow @interruptcrim for news.



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Chicago Abortion Fund

The mission of the Chicago Abortion Fund provides financial, logistical, and emotional support to people seeking abortion services...

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Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings

MASK was established in 2015 as a way to put eyes on the streets, interrupt violence and crime, and teach children to grow up as friends rather than enemies...

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Healing From Harm

Leda Health offers virtual support groups in the form of healing circles for survivors, and healing circles for those who have caused harm.

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Chicago Childcare Collective

“The Chicago Childcare Collective (ChiChiCo) is a group of volunteers who support the participation of parents, especially mothers, in racial and economic justice work....”

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Until We Are All Free

“Until We Are All Free is a human rights organization led by formerly incarcerated criminal justice experts. We focus on building capital, resources and support to provide pathways to civic and economic liberation for individuals disenfranchised by mass incarceration...”

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Community Activation Bus

“The Community Activation Bus is a Black woman-owned mobile educational, healing, and resource center for the community. During the day it will as a community education and engagement center. At night...”

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Sobriety is D.O.P.E

“Sobriety is D.O.P.E. is a proposed six-week program for women returning from prison that pairs transformative group work with education and legal assistance around family reunification...”

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SPIRAL Collective

“SPIRAL is a disabled, queer, trans, BIPOC-led reproductive and healing justice care work collective supporting folks in all pregnancy experiences. They are committed to ensuring abortion access, honoring bodily autonomy...”

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He Ara Mataora

mataora.wananga.com “is for people who want to stop violence that they are seeing or experiencing, but who don’t want to rely on the police and courts, social workers or agencies to help. It uses a community-based approach to stop violence.”

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Hasta Muerte Cafe

Hasta Muerte Cafe is a worker-owned cooperative, “committed to developing an economic structure that not only maintains our business but that also sustains our people.”

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Community Love Fund

The Community Love Fund is a landmark guaranteed income initiative that will distribute recurring, direct cash relief to five formerly incarcerated and directly affected women from the Roxbury community for one year.

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COMMUNITY HEAL CIRCLES

In Community HEAL Circles, participants join 10-14 others in a restorative justice circle where they explore topics such as trauma, shame, resilience, accountability, socialization, structural and generational violence, and their impacts on our bodies...”

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THE CONFESS PROJECT

"As a barber, people listen to our advice a lot, and the training just brought that out more," said Antonio Wiggins, who cuts hair & teaches at the Trendsetters Barber College in Jackson, Miss. "I didn’t even realize I was helping people..."

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HEY BRO HOTLINE

“Men in New Zealand, some of them ex-abusers, are campaigning against domestic violence. The 0800 Hey Bro hotline has provided advice to about 2,000 abusive men and linked them to other services to stop them harming their partners.”

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MOTHER’S CIRCLE

“During Mother’s Circle women who have lost children to gun violence and/or incarceration come together to talk, support and heal. Our Mother’s Circle uses the process and the ideology of accompaniment to work towards healing.”

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