Valley Interfaith Project

Arizona Interfaith, Arizona IAF, Public school funding, teacher pay

VIP Fights for State Funding of Public Schools

Monday, January 23, 2017
Arizona Education News Service

In 2016, VIP and Arizona Interfaith leaders led the fight for school and health funding for Arizona children, both for Kidcare(children’s health insurance) and school finance i Read more about VIP Fights for State Funding of Public Schools

Valley Interfaith Project

school funding, Arizona IAF, community organizing in Arizona, Joe Rubio

VIP Wins $26.6 Million for Tempe & Scottsdale Public Schools

Friday, February 6, 2015
Valley Interfaith Project

Phoenix, AZ – 200 Valley Interfaith Project delegates assembled after the fall 2014 election to celebrate the leveraging of $26.6 Million in public school dollars for Tempe Elementary and Scottsdale Unified School Districts. Leaders achieved this by...  Read more about VIP Wins $26.6 Million for Tempe & Scottsdale Public Schools

Valley Interfaith Project

Valley Interfaith Project, VIP, community organizing in Arizona, organizing in Phoenix, Arizona IAF, Joe Rubio

VIP Wins AZ Candidates' Promises on Schools, Healthcare & Training

Friday, August 15, 2014
The Arizona Republic

Two hundred fifty leaders from Valley Interfaith Project piled into a church hall to challenge Republican and Democrat legislative candidates for Districts 23 and 28 to commit to supporting Medicaid expansion, school funding increases, and workforce development. Read more about VIP Wins AZ Candidates' Promises on Schools, Healthcare & Training

Valley Interfaith Project

Arizona IAF, community organizing in Arizona, Workforce Development, higher education, Maricopa Community Colleges, Monica Dorcey, Joe Rubio

VIP Supports Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The Republic

Says VIP leader Monica Dorsey:

"If you don't have a skilled workforce you're not going to have an economic recovery for everybody." Read more about VIP Supports Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona

Valley Interfaith Project

Sex Trafficking, Human Trafficking, community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Phoenix, Governor Jan Brewer, Cindy McCain, Joe Rubio

VIP & AIN Celebrate Signing of Anti-Trafficking Bill in Arizona

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Valley Interfaith Project & Arizona Interfaith Network

This year, leaders from Valley Interfaith Project and the Arizona Interfaith Network formed an action team to explore ways to protect youth from sex trafficking in Arizona.  After organizing research actions with the Governor's staff and others, they... Read more about VIP & AIN Celebrate Signing of Anti-Trafficking Bill in Arizona

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Organizing in Arizona, Arizona Interfaith, Valley Interfaith Project, Justice for Immigrants, Joe Rubio

AZ Bishops and Business Leaders Lend Voice to Call for Immigration Reform

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Catholic Sun & ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy

At a press conference convened by Valley Interfaith Project, Catholic Bishop Thomas Olmsted signed a letter to the Arizona congressional delegation for immigration reform, attesting that “the cost of inaction is too high.” Read more about AZ Bishops and Business Leaders Lend Voice to Call for Immigration Reform

Valley Interfaith Project

Medicaid Expansion, Universal Healthcare, Arizona Interfaith Network, Organizing in Arizona

800 Arizona Leaders Renew Call for Expanded Medicaid with Governor

Monday, May 6, 2013
Ahwatukee Foothills News

Meeting city, state, faith and education leaders on Thursday, [Republican] Sen. John McComish, of District 18, voiced his continued support for Gov. Read more about 800 Arizona Leaders Renew Call for Expanded Medicaid with Governor

Valley Interfaith Project

Organizing in Arizona, organizing in Phoenix, organizing for better neighborhoods, organizing for schools, organizing for children, fighting for libraries, fighting for community pools

VIP Restores $6 Million in Phoenix Budget for Youth & Children

Thursday, May 17, 2012
The Republic

Earlier this year, a faith-based political-action group began putting pressure on Phoenix officials to reinstate some services after noting there was no additional funding planned for after-school programs in the initial version of the city's budget proposal. Read more about VIP Restores $6 Million in Phoenix Budget for Youth & Children

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