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heyjoewatson

Research & Social Media Consultant for American Friends Service Committee-Arizona.
Husband, dad, writer, activist.

On Chuck Ryan’s Last Day as ADC Director, Thank the Families Across Arizona Who Forced Him into Retirement

by AFSC-AZ Staff | For over 40 years, including more than a decade as Director of the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC), Charles “Chuck” Ryan remained mired in an outdated “custody-and-control” model of corrections that stubbornly rejected advances in the field toward rehabilitation and reform. Ryan’s unfortunate legacy […]