We are dismayed by the result of this voter initiative, but we are not defeated. Change is coming.
Wayne Kramer, a co-founding member of legendary proto-punk rock pioneers The MC5 and a 2020 Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame nominee, will perform a FREE concert with a lineup of local, formerly incarcerated musicians on Monday, January 20th – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Arizona – […]
Ending mass incarceration in Arizona and reversing decades of failed policies will require a bipartisan effort in 2020 led by those closest to this crisis. The ReFraming Justice Project of American Friends Service Committee-Arizona (AFSC-AZ) is responding by leading scores of formerly incarcerated people and the families of […]
For too long, Arizona has lagged far behind the rest of the nation on criminal justice reforms. Why? Because prosecutors and other powerful system actors continue to perpetuate false narratives in order to garner support for their failed “tough-on-crime” policies. In 2020, AFSC-AZ’s #ReFramingJustice project will bring scores […]
Join us Monday night, January 20, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. for an exciting Kick Out the Jams for Justice! event with Wayne Kramer (MC5, Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Guitarists of All Time) and a full band of formerly incarcerated musicians and other local players who will *JAM FOR […]
By AFSC-AZ Staff Join AFSC-AZ and community partners for a night of goodwill, compassion and FUN as we send messages of love and support to more than 1,000 people who are incarcerated in Arizona’s prisons. When: Friday, December 13th, 2019 Time: 5pm to 8pm Where: The Dunbar Pavilion, […]
by Joe Watson Last week, the Arizona Legislature failed to advance common-sense sentencing reform proposals that would have moved our state away from the outdated policies that continue to proliferate mass incarceration and waste hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars every year. Both HB 2270, sponsored by state […]