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 […]
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 […]