On December 11, 2019, ACLU of Alaska Policy Director Triada Stampas issued the following public testimony to public officials, opposing the use of private prisons and the practice of prison outsourcing. 

"Dear Co-Chairs Fields and Kreiss-Tomkins, and Members of the House State Affairs Committee: I write to share the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Alaska’s concerns about the practice of outsourcing prisoners to private prisons as a means of addressing overcrowding in our state’s prisons. We appreciate your oversight of this issue and urge you to explore policy solutions to address the population management challenges the Department of Corrections (DOC) is clearly facing."

Read the full testimony, here.