The U.S. has got the incarceration rate that is highest of every nation on earth, with more than 2.4 million individuals presently behind bars. The indegent and individuals of color are incarcerated at greatly rates that are disproportionate. Numerous prisoners take place in solitary confinement or rejected sufficient care that is medical academic possibilities, and few resources are committed to reentry or community programs.
AFSC works to end mass incarceration, enhance conditions for those who come in prison, stop jail privatization, and promote a reconciliation and approach that is healing unlawful justice dilemmas.
AFSC Friends Relations, in an attempt to produce a far more significant amount of engagement between Friends and AFSC, is piloting a course called Quaker personal Change Ministry to aid and facilitate Spirit-led, social justice operate in Quaker meetings/churches. Continue reading “5 things your congregation can perform to aid justice reform that is criminal”