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Filed under: Jail

In response to the passing of Wade Welch in Pima County Detention Center

Wade Welch was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention center on August 15, 2022. Just two days later, on August 17, reports of his death emerged. Wade is the 24th person to die in jail custody since February 2020.

Today. We remember the life of Wade Welch. We honor his memory, we offer condolences to his family and we promise that his death will not go unanswered.

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Filed under: Press Releases

THE FIGHT CONTINUES AT PIMA COUNTY JAIL

A sixth rally will be held at Pima County Jail, May 6, to spread awareness, mourn, and build connection. 12 people died in the jail since January 2021, some within a week of going in. “We have to keep coming out so that change is made,” said Julissa Madero whose boyfriend Jacob Miranda, 22, died in the jail in October 2021. Join Us!

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Filed under: Reflections

Fake Progressives; Real Crises

On August 25, 2022,  a scheduled evictions notice at Lind Commons Apartments in Tucson, AZ horrifically ended in the loss of 4 lives. Mayor Romero, City Council and the City of Tucson have a long history of refusing to acknowledge the root causes that contribute to violence and so-called “crime” in Tucson. Instead of acknowledging and addressing the current and increasing real crises in our city, they invent a new one, one they like to call “gun violence”.

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On The Police And The Murder of Richard Lee Richards

On Saturday, November 4, 2021, protest was called by a coalition of individuals and groups in Tucson who are concerned about the effect that law enforcement and their violence have on our communities. about 150 people who came with their own goals and intentions, drawn together by the common cause of holding the Tucson Police Department (TPD) and the Pima County Sheriffs to account for their actions. Submitted by Anonymous. Originally published on Living and Fighting.

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Filed under: Reportbacks