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 […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff | The Second Chances, Rehabilitation, and Public Safety Act initiative combines elements of several of the sentencing reform bills that were introduced – and supported by AFSC-Arizona – in the last couple of years, but were blocked from receiving hearings by the opposition or vetoed by the […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff | A coalition of public health and criminal justice reform organizations, led by AFSC-Arizona, has sent a second letter to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) requesting greater transparency regarding its role to protect, test, and treat incarcerated people and prison staff. During Governor […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff | Last week, we wrapped up our ReFraming Justice Mutual Aid campaign, which inspired donations of thousands of hygiene items to people incarcerated inside Arizona state prisons. Since the conclusion of this campaign, we’ve received lots of questions about this effort and what we are […]
Our media arts intern, Nate Mckowen, finishes his tenure by giving us all a lesson in gratitude during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By AFSC-AZ Staff | We’re excited to report that, since Wednesday, we’ve delivered 46 boxes of gloves, 360-plus bars of soap, 1,500-plus tampons, 1,100-plus pads, 1,800-plus masks and more than 1,900 rolls of toilet paper to men and women incarcerated at state prison complexes to help prevent the […]
UPDATE: The campaign has ended with great success. Thank you to everyone for your overwhelming kindness and compassion. By AFSC-AZ Staff | AFSC-Arizona has launched an online effort led by families across the state to provide necessary hygiene items to people who are incarcerated in state prisons and […]