December 10 2015

American Friends Service Committee – The California Endowment divests from for-profit prisons

…The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) congratulates The California Endowment on this action. The announcement comes as national pressure across the country grows for foundations and universities to divest from mass incarceration. Over the past several years, socially responsible investment companies and religious institutions have heeded the call, and in June of this year, Columbia University became the first U.S. university to divest from for-profit prison companies…

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