FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AFSC-Arizona demands action after learning about the 517 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 while incarcerated at the Whetstone Unit of the Tucson state prison complex.
By AFSC-AZ Staff | AFSC-Arizona co-signs our national organizational statement condemning the police killing of George Floyd and police violence against protesters, and we stand in solidarity with our colleagues and partners doing this work. “The brutal murder of George Floyd is the consequence of a racist system […]
Today, the Pima County (Tucson), Arizona Board of Supervisors passed a historic resolution to prohibit contracting with private, for-profit prison companies like GEO Group or Core Civic (formerly CCA) for jail operations. The American Friends Service Committee – Arizona (AFSC-AZ) welcomes this positive step forward. As states increasingly […]
AFSC-AZ is excited to host Blurring the Boundaries: Trauma and Healing Justice on May 31st, 2017 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the YWCA of Southern Arizona, 525 N. Bonita Avenue, Tucson AZ, 85745. This conference will offer a critical examination of how the criminal justice system responds to, […]
AFSC Arizona is marking its Centennial with a celebration at La Cocina Restaurant in the historic Presidio district of downtown Tucson! Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, at 201 N. Court Ave, Tucson AZ 85701! The event is free and open to the public. La Cocina is […]
Palestinian journalist and author Mohammed Omer has been documenting the realities faced by people and communities in Gaza for over a decade. This month, Omer will be on a speaking tour of several cities in the United States. We invite you to meet and hear from Omer here in […]
“BOYCOTT: The Art of Economic Activism” is an AFSC sponsored art exhibit that highlights the long history and importance of boycotts in affecting change in the world. Join AFSC Arizona and Pima Monthly Meeting for two weeks of exhibit and events at the Armory Park Center from October […]