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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]