by Grace Gámez, Ph.D. | Earlier this month, I traveled to Montgomery, Alabama, to attend the 2019 FreeHer conference – a gathering of system-involved women organized and hosted by The National Council of Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls. The conference was kicked off with a visit to the […]
ReFraming Justice Leaders Craft Proposal to Restore Public Trust in Arizona’s Department of Corrections
by AFSC-AZ Staff | Two volunteer leaders of our ReFraming Justice project have released a detailed legislative proposal for the creation of a new body of public oversight that would help reshape and reform state prisons. John Fabricius and Travis Hiland, both of whom are directly impacted by […]
Tuesday Brauer, a directly-impacted leader of our ReFraming Justice Project, reflects on the impact of the Day of Empathy.
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Orange Is the New Black Author, Formerly Incarcerated People Ready for Historic Day at Arizona State Capitol
Phoenix, Arizona — Jan. 14, 2019 — American Friends Service Committee-Arizona (AFSC-AZ), the Tucson-based experts in the field of criminal justice reform, will lead a historic gathering of formerly incarcerated people and their families advocating for systemic change at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix for the first-ever […]
AFSC-Arizona’s #ReframingJustice Project believes the power of storytelling can reduce the size and scope of the criminal punishment system. Because human stories can change the narrative by vividly illustrating the tragedies of mass incarceration that occur every day. Neil Early’s story is one that must be told. Neil […]
To help shift the narrative locally about violence, AFSC-Arizona, in collaboration with Common Justice, hosted a screening and conversation on harm, accountability, and safety on May 17. The screening included a collection of short videos with directly impacted people—Ever After: Stories of Violence, Accountability, and Healing—that provided a […]