Our harm

At CAP we have different identities in relation to the criminal punishment system: some of us have been punished by the system, some of us work with those who have been punished, some of us research the system and its impact, and some of us are critical of the system as community members. But this … Continue reading Our harm

Mutual aid in challenging punishment

By Emily Brenner, June 2022 Mutual aid is collective support that aids citizens where the state fails to; where instead of relying on authoritative bodies, community members come together on their own to offer support instead.  Mutual aid in Scotland is often associated with community assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns. Community-based groups throughout … Continue reading Mutual aid in challenging punishment