SIGN THE PETITION
We are a group of community members who live in Utah and the Rocky Mountain region who’ve been directly and indirectly impacted by the dehumanization, criminalization, and incarceration of our fellow human beings, including migrants, asylum seekers, people of color, and the poor.
We see it as our moral responsibility to stand up against the destruction of families and communities for profit.
Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is the third-largest for-profit prison company in the United States, headquartered in Centerville, Utah, and owned and operated by Utah residents and community leaders, Scott (Bob) Marquardt and Jane Marquardt. They run 22 “correctional facilities” throughout the United States, including three migrant detention centers in California, New Mexico, and Texas, with plans to put a bid on a new jail 80 miles north of Salt Lake City in Evanston, Wyoming, which will serve ICE’S Utah-based operations.
We demand MANAGEMENT & TRAINING CORP. immediately end THEIR contractS with ICE, shut down THEIR for-profit prisons, and pay reparations to THE PEOPLE whose lives THEY’VE impacted through collusion with policy violence and those who enforce it.
We act in solidarity with campaigns and movements across the country taking action to put an end to the criminalization and incarceration of our communities.