Emily Verdugo is the program coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee's Arizona office. She has served on the Coolidge City Council and on various committees including the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism and the Arizona Community Action Association. Follow her on Twitter: @EmilyVerdugo
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Trump’s Big Boost to Law Enforcement Won’t Make Us Safer — It Will Make Corporations Richer
Back in August, the Obama administration issued a memo that many hoped signaled an end to the government’s use of for-profit prison corporations. That memo, issued by then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, stated that the Justice Department would stop contracting with CoreCivic (formerly...