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 […]
In a rare act, on Monday lawmakers agreed to take a recess in accordance with health and safety recommendations around COVID-19. The recess came after the House passed the Senate’s $11.8-billion budget and $50-million package to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19. At this time, the session is set to resume on April […]
With so many people hoping for news on the status of criminal justice reform-related legislation, especially state Rep. Walt Blackman’s HB 2808, it’s important to lead with what’s happening at the Capitol in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Skinny Budget First, the state Senate completed work on its […]
ADC visitation updates and helpful ways to support your loved ones during the Covid-19 crisis.
Open letter to Governor Ducey and ADC Director Shinn from AFSC-Arizona urging the adoption of quick measures to protect people in prison from the coronavirus (COVID-19).
So much has happened this week, there isn’t even enough cyberspace for all of it! Between legislative debates, an ADC confirmation hearing, and a pandemic you might have heard about, we’ve got a lot to cover and a short time to get there. Coronavirus What can you do to help […]