Proving that prisons are not the answer for Arizona

Faith Summit panelAFSC Arizona combines advocacy for incarcerated people and their families with statewide policy change to document and improve prison conditions while working to reduce the number of people incarcerated in Arizona.

Through research, documentation, advocacy, and sentencing reform, AFSC Arizona secures more humane prison conditions, prevents prison expansion, and fosters alternatives to incarceration.

We serve as a resource for prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their family members, providing information and resources to address questions, and a place to get involved in bringing their voice to the seats of power in Arizona.


Challenging Mass Incarceration: Latest Updates

REFRAMING JUSTICE PROJECT: AFSC Arizona is proud to AFSCAZ Reframing Justice screen shot
announce the launch of a new multi-media project, Reframing Justice that challenges dominant narratives of crime, punishment, and justice. To learn more and watch the first installment of the video series, please go to our Reframing Justice page.

AFSC Investigate logoINVESTMENT TOOL: Check out a video recording of our recent webinar on how to use the AFSC’s INVESTIGATE website. This is an online screening tool for individuals to find out if their investments, retirement, 401 K’s etc. include stock in companies that profit from mass incarceration. The tool provides in-depth profiles of various companies and recommends several for divestment. Watch the webinar…

Grassroots Leadership Incorrect Care cover pageNEW REPORT from our friends at Grassroots LeadershipInCorrect Care: A Prison Profiteer Turns Care into Confinement. The first supplement in our Treatment Industrial Complex series details how for-profit prison corporations are moving to privatize mental hospitals and civil commitment centers.


AFSC Arizona in the News

IN THE NEWS: 

Program Director Caroline Isaacs’ article on prison profiteering was published in TruthOut on May 9, 2016. “Divesting from the Prison Privateers You Support Every Day” features two of the corporations that are recommended for divestment on AFSC’s INVESTIGATE websiteLearn more…


AFSC Arizona in the Community…

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