Tag: AFSC Arizona

Prisoner Voices Matter

AFSC Arizona hosted a press conference on Monday December 1st, 2014 to announce the release of our newest report, Still Buried Alive: Arizona Prisoner Testimonies on Isolation in Maximum-Security (2014). This report is distinctive from other reports that we have released, in that it is predominantly filled with the words […]

DEAR DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS: It’s not about being in a single cell, it’s about never getting out of it

Following the release of AFSC’s new report on prisoner isolation in maximum-security prisons, Still Buried Alive: Arizona Prisoner Testimonies on Isolation in Maximum-Security (2014), ADC representative Doug Nick attempted to dismiss the claim that Arizona prisons use solitary confinement calling it archaic. The Phoenix NPR affiliate KJZZ quoted Nick as […]

PRESS RELEASE – AFSC Report Highlights Prisoner Experiences in Maximum-Security Prison as ADC is Set to Open New 500 Bed Facility

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Matthew Lowen, American Friends Service Committee, Arizona mlowen@afsc.org, 520.869.6392 (cell) On Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11am, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will hold a press conference in front of the Arizona State Capitol to announce the release a new report highlighting the […]

PRESS ADVISORY – New Report Exposes How For-Profit Prison Corporations Co-Opt Prisoner Treatment and Rehabilitation for Monetary Gain

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Caroline Isaacs, American Friends Service Committee | cisaacs@afsc.org | 520.256.4146 Eshe Cole, Grassroots Leadership | ecole@grassrootsleadership.org | 512.971.0487 Kathryn Hamoudah, Southern Center for Human Rights | khamoudah@schr.org | 404.688.1202 —– (Tucson, AZ; Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA) – American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Grassroots Leadership, and the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) will […]