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Travis Hiland

2020 Weekly Update: April 10th

Even in these extraordinary, uncertain times, people within our movement are truly pulling together in order to achieve positive changes. Advocates from across the country and across the spectrum – activists, educators, community organizers – are working to raise issues that have always existed within the system, but are even more […]

COVID-19 Take Action

COVID-19: Take Action!

So many of you have asked for ways you can get involved. We are pleased to announce our Take Action page, and invite you to join us and our partners across Arizona and around the country in helping to protect incarcerated people from coronavirus and to bring them […]

2020 Weekly Update: April 3rd

COVID-19 Update As we descend further and further into “unprecedented” territory, it’s important to note that the Arizona Department of Corrections seems to be doing the same old, predictable thing: Avoiding accountability & transparency. While hundreds, if not thousands, of families across Arizona have begged for information regarding ADC’s […]

2020 Weekly Update: March 27th

In a rare act, on Monday lawmakers agreed to take a recess in accordance with health and safety recommendations around COVID-19. The recess came after the House passed the Senate’s $11.8-billion budget and $50-million package to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19. At this time, the session is set to resume on April […]

2020 Weekly Update: March 20th

With so many people hoping for news on the status of criminal justice reform-related legislation, especially state Rep. Walt Blackman’s HB 2808, it’s important to lead with what’s happening at the Capitol in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Skinny Budget First, the state Senate completed work on its […]