Tag: stopmax

From AFSC’s Intern Desk: Prisoners are People!

On Monday, December 1, AFSC Arizona released Still Buried Alive: Arizona Prisoner Testimonies on Isolation in Maximum-Security (2014), a report on solitary confinement in the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) that catalogues the testimonies of prisoners who have first-hand experience with isolation. One of the more prevalent themes raised […]

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 […]

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 […]