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Emily Verdugo, AFSC Arizona Program Coordinator

Welcoming Emily Verdugo

AFSC Arizona is thrilled to announce Emily Verdugo has joined the Tucson team! An Arizona native, Emily grew up in Pinal County, the epicenter of prison privatization in Arizona. She first met AFSC staff when she spoke out against a proposed private prison in Coolidge, Arizona. Emily served […]

From AFSC’s Intern Desk: Prisoners are People!

On Monday, December 1, AFSC Arizona released Still Buried Alive: Arizona Prisoner Testimonies on Isolation in Maximum-Security¬†(2014), a report on solitary confinement in the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) that catalogues the testimonies of prisoners who have first-hand experience with isolation. One of the more prevalent themes raised […]