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Advance Progressive Causes / Arizona / Race, Social Justice, Criminal Justice + LGBTQ / Criminal Justice Reform


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Over 1,600 Kids Caught COVID-19 While Being Held in Detention Centers

Nearly 100 children contracted the virus while being detained at a rehabilitation center in Prescott Valley.

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Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: Where They Stand on Police Reform

Sen. Harris' platform called for increasing police funding to use toward body cameras, officer wellness, and more.

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Arizona Trump Voters Didn’t Buy the President’s False Attack Ad on Biden

A focus group of Arizona voters say they don't agree with Trump's latest attack ad against Biden, which one described as "extremist."

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Nearly Half of This Tucson Prison Unit’s Inmates Have COVID-19

More than 8,000 inmates in Arizona have tested positive for the coronavirus, as well as almost 600 corrections department staff.

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Report: White Criminals in Maricopa County More Likely to Be Offered Leniency

An analysis of over 50,000 criminal cases found that Black and Latino defendants are given longer sentences and higher fines than their white counterparts.

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ACLU Leader: We Need Counselors, Not Cops

Arizona's student-to-counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, with only one counselor for every 905 students.

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‘They’re Scared’: Arizona Inmates Denied Masks, Access to COVID Tests

Despite nearly 1,000 inmates and corrections staff testing positive for COVID-19, little is being done to curb the spread of the virus in Arizona prisons.