The U.S. has got the incarceration rate that is highest of any nation on the planet, with more than 2.4 million individuals presently behind pubs. The indegent and individuals of color are incarcerated at greatly disproportionate prices. 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 actively works to end mass incarceration, enhance conditions for those who come in prison, stop jail privatization, and promote a reconciliation and healing way of 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 guide and facilitate Spirit-led, social justice work with Quaker meetings/churches. The program is dependant on the job of Kelly Dignan, Kierstin Homblette, and Deborah Holder, three Unitarian Ministers into the Denver area whom created this model to aid congregations doing effective social modification ministry.