DSC Prison Reform Sub-Committee
- Sentencing reform
- Ending prison privatization
- Developing just re-entry programs
- Increasing participation and opportunities for in prison ministry
PRISON REFORM TALKS #1 OF 3
PRISON REFORM TALK #2
PRISON REFORM TALK #3
AN EVENING WITH KHALIL
By Paul Bullis, Chair of Desert Southwest Conference Prison Reform Ministry WE NEED TO HALT ARIZONA’S DEATH MARCH TO EXECUTING PRISONERS The State of Arizona is poised to resume executing its death row prisoners. We must act now to halt Arizona’s death march to...
“Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves were being tortured” (Hebrews 13:3) For-profit private prisons are a multi-billion dollar industry in this country. The industry’s sole...
On May 11, AZ Central published the following article: 74 Cases in Arizona Prisons The Arizona Department of Corrections' online dashboard said 74 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Friday. The cases are at these five facilities: 53 in Florence, nine in...
PRISONERS AND THE CORONAVIRUS Paul Bullis, Co-Chair DSC Prison Reform Task Force Jails and prisons, with so many people packed into small spaces, have been referred to as “incubators” and “amplifiers” of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. What should be done to...
Not sure if prison ministry is your thing? Just show up and talk with someone. No skills required. “I was in prison and you visited me” (Matthew 25:36)
How can your church increase vitality by touring the Maricopa Re-entry Center (MRC) on January 16th?
In case you missed the May invitation. Here’s the event details with a donation list added. Contact Dean Richardson if you have questions.
Discussion #1 Presentation PPT
Like many other states, Arizona uses prisons owned by profit-motivated private corporations to house many of its inmates. Learn how this profit motive impacts and perverts our criminal justice system. Watch the learning session from September 24, 2020, with John Dacey and Robert Craig from Abolish Private Prisons.