Today, the Arizona Senate voted 24-6 in favor of sine die (or adjournment of the current legislative session). And, you guessed it: That means basically nothing since lawmakers in the House opposed to sine die are growing in numbers and have not voted to adjourn. This legislative game of chicken might be […]
Decision Distancing The happiest of MayDays (under the circumstances) to you! We hope that, like us, you spent a little time outside today soaking up some Vitamin D and standing in solidarity with essential workers demanding safe conditions and pandemic relief. State lawmakers, meanwhile, danced around the proverbial maypole that is Sine Die, […]
Our media arts intern, Nate Mckowen, finishes his tenure by giving us all a lesson in gratitude during the COVID-19 pandemic.
RFJ Mutual Aid Project Update Scores of people have generously donated to our ReFraming Justice Mutual Aid effort since it launched just 10 days ago! As of today, we have 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 […]
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 […]
As we briefly mentioned last week, the Arizona Department of Corrections has finally added a COVID-19 dashboard to help the public track the spread of the virus in state prisons. This is, in large part, thanks to our friends at The S.T.A.R.T. Project, FAMM, and the Prison Law Office, […]
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 […]