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American Friends Service Committee -- No New Prisons
American Friends Service Committee  -- No New Prisons
Digital CollectionStreet Art Graphics
TitleAmerican Friends Service Committee -- No New Prisons
ContributorAmerican Friends Service Committee
Time Span2013
Geographic LocationCalifornia, United States
Classgraphic arts
DescriptionHere the universal symbol for 'no' is overlaid on the words "New Prisons" protesting a possible increase in the number of U.S. correctional facilities. "The incarceration rate in the U.S. is the highest in the world, with over 2.4 million people currently behind bars. AFSC [American Friends Service Committee] works to end mass incarceration, improve conditions, stop privatization, and promote a reconciliation and healing approach to criminal justice issues." -- American Friends Service Committee website
Subjectprison-industrial complex; big business; privatization; corporatization; corporate profits; anti-capitalism; capitalism; corporate power; law enforcement; imprisonment; prisons; symbols
NotesCollected at the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair in 2013. "The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is an annual event for people interested and engaged in radical work to connect and learn through book and information tables, workshops, panel discussions, skillshares, films and more! We create an inclusive space to introduce new folks to anarchism, foster productive dialogue between various political traditions and anarchists from different milieus, and create an opportunity to dissect our movements' strengths, weaknesses, strategies, and tactics." -- Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair website Contact Us: You can email the Book Fair Committee at Find us on Facebook at:
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