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 […]
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 […]
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 | 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.
AFSC-AZ and coalition partners demand AZ Department of Health inspections and ongoing monitoring of State Prisons to insure ADC’s compliance with CDC guidelines during COVID-19 crisis.
Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at AFSC-AZ! Next week will be BIG for sentencing reform in Arizona! On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. John Allen, is scheduled to hear HB 2808, sponsored by Rep. Walt Blackman and co-sponsored by a bipartisan coalition of […]