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Righting the Wrongs of Injustice

Prison Overcrowding

Overcrowding in Califonria Prisons.

Photo: California DOC / California Corrections

For decades, the American Friends Service Committee has worked with immigrants and prisoners in this nation, highlighting the often malicious treatment they face. In 2011, the private prison industry advocated for increasing detentions in many states. AFSC’s research has shown that private prisons have little accountability and poor safety conditions. We oppose profiting off human misery, and have worked to improve prison conditions and reduce the number of people detained.




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