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 […]
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ReFraming Justice: LaWall’s legacy of mass incarceration cemented by effort to block ballot initiative
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Our media arts intern, Nate Mckowen, finishes his tenure by giving us all a lesson in gratitude during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grace Gámez, PhD, ReFraming Justice (RFJ) Project Coordinator & Founder AFSC-Arizona works to reduce incarceration through state sentencing reform, fighting prison and detention expansion, and improving conditions of confinement. Maybe the most important piece of this work is not just including, but following the lead of people who […]