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 […]
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.
Our media arts intern, Nate Mckowen, finishes his tenure by giving us all a lesson in gratitude during the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘It is our duty of care to protect and treat those whose liberty we have denied’ By John Fabricius | The test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members. Pearl Buck The news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic brings to mind my experiences […]
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 […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff Join AFSC-AZ and community partners for a night of goodwill, compassion and FUN as we send messages of love and support to more than 1,000 people who are incarcerated in Arizona’s prisons. When: Friday, December 13th, 2019 Time: 5pm to 8pm Where: The Dunbar Pavilion, […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff | Tomorrow, Arizona’s Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) will consider a request from the head of the state’s Department of Corrections (ADC) to re-open the Papago Unit – a converted motel in Douglas that once served as a prison – to accommodate a projected increase […]