by Rafael Batain, Tuesday Brauer, Vicky Campo, Ashley Cooper, Grace Gámez, Daniel Howe, Adrienne Kitcheyan, Nate McKowen, Virginia Mireles, Deborah North, Enrique Olivares-Pelayo, Alexandria Pech, Zach Perrino, Steve Scharboneau, Jr., Charlene Schwickrath, Zachary Stout, Joe Watson & Gerald Williams, Sr. Earlier this month, a petition signed by […]
By Caroline Isaacs | Despite the nail-biting tight races and seemingly endless counting processes, there is much to celebrate in the election outcomes in Arizona this year. It’s not the landslide victory many of us hoped and fought so hard for, but it is a perceptible shift and […]
We are dismayed by the result of this voter initiative, but we are not defeated. Change is coming.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AFSC-Arizona demands action after learning about the 517 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 while incarcerated at the Whetstone Unit of the Tucson state prison complex.
AFSC-Arizona is excited to announce that we’re hiring! The Organizer will work closely with our ReFraming Justice Program Coordinator to expand the membership, reach, visibility, and effectiveness of the program. Primary activities are outreach and recruitment, communication with members, organizing and facilitating meetings, conducting trainings, and organizing activities. […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff | Citing inaction from the Arizona Department of Corrections, Reentry and Rehabilitation (ADCRR) in the face of skyrocketing rates of COVID19 infections in state prisons, the American Friends Service Committee—Arizona (AFSC-AZ) is turning to local officials for leadership. Last week, after Governor Ducey announced that […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff | Over the last two years, American Friends Service Committee-Arizona (AFSC-AZ) has worked with state Rep. Walt Blackman on sentencing reform legislation, focusing on the areas of earned release credits for people in prison to reduce Arizona’s prison population and increasing options for mental health […]