In Solidarity: A Message from AFSC-Arizona

By AFSC-AZ Staff |

AFSC-Arizona co-signs our national organizational statement condemning the police killing of George Floyd and police violence against protesters, and we stand in solidarity with our colleagues and partners doing this work.

“The brutal murder of George Floyd is the consequence of a racist system that disproportionately targets people of color for violence, imprisonment, and premature death,” said Shanene Herbert, director of AFSC’s Healing Justice program in St. Paul, Minnesota. “Firing these police officers is not enough. We need resources directed away from the police forces that occupy our communities. We need investment in our young people, in our schools, in our health care, and in transformative forms of justice that address the root causes of harm.” 

Click here to read AFSC’s full statement on the police killing of George Floyd.

Most importantly, you should take action in your Arizona community. Review the resource list below for organizations and bail funds you should financially support, elected leaders you should contact, and Black-owned businesses you should patronize.


  • Local and state leadership must condemn police brutality and demand change. Contact them at the numbers listed below:

    Mayor Regina Romero
    Phone: 520-791-4201
    Twitter: @TucsonRomeroPolice Chief Chris Magnus
    Phone: 520-791-4444
    Twitter: @ChiefCMagnus

    Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall
    Phone: 520-724-5600
    Twitter: @PimaCountyAtty

    Mayor Kate Gallego
    Phone: 602-262-7111
    Twitter: @MayorGallego

    Police Chief Jeri Williams
    Phone: 602-262-6151
    Twitter: @PhxPDChief

    Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel
    Email: adela@mcao,
    Phone: 602-506-3411
    Twitter: @AllisterAdel @MarcoAttorney




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.