community organizing in Arizona

community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Tucson, 25th Anniversary

PCIC Celebrates 25 Years of Battles and Success in Tucson, Arizona

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tucson News Now - FOX 11

Over 250 leaders of Pima County Interfaith Council (PCIC)convened at St. Phillips in the Hills to celebrate 25 years of success. Read more about PCIC Celebrates 25 Years of Battles and Success in Tucson, Arizona

PCIC

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

Yuma County Interfaith, Bishop Kicanas, St. Paul Episcopal Church, community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Yuma

Yuma County Interfaith Gathering Draws Bishop Gerald Kicanas

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Yuma Sun

Said Bishop Gerald Kicanas of the Tucson Catholic Diocese, “We have a responsibility to be involved in our community and not be peripheral to the community, not to be indifferent to the issues facing our community. And if we can pull together to address those societal issues, we have a chance to make an impact....” Read more about Yuma County Interfaith Gathering Draws Bishop Gerald Kicanas

Yuma County Interfaith Spons. Committee

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

Valley Interfaith Project

JobPath, community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Tucson, Kevin Courtney, Workforce Develoment

JobPath's Design as 'Bridge Out of Poverty' is Durable

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Arizona Daily Star

After PCIC leaders heard the stories of families during a massive listening campaign, they researched ways to address the need for good-paying jobs and created JobPath to provide financially-assisted education, hands-on guidance during the academic career and assistance with job placement upon graduation... Read more about JobPath's Design as 'Bridge Out of Poverty' is Durable

PCIC

community organizing in Arizona, NAIC, Education, Secretary of State, Interfaith, Social Justice

North AZ Interfaith Rises to Challenge of AZ Education Funding Crisis

Friday, September 27, 2013
The Daily Courier

Northern Arizona Interfaith Council and about 800 teachers, school staff and community members, including business owners, filled the Mile High Middle School auditorium Wednesday night to talk about school funding for the three districts in the quad-city area...Special guests at the meeting included Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Rep. Karen Fann, and Prescott Valley Commercial Development Group chairman. Read more about North AZ Interfaith Rises to Challenge of AZ Education Funding Crisis

NAIC

community organizing in Arizona, Social Justice, Interfaith, CIR, Welcoming the Stranger, Justice for Immigrants

Migrant Reform Protests Urged

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Arizona Daily Sun

Roberto isn’t a legal Arizona resident, but he has a dream of becoming one.

He also has a 2-year-old daughter with a serious illness who needs his care.

Now, thanks to a traffic stop, an arrest and the start of deportation proceedings, he is on the verge of losing both.... Read more about Migrant Reform Protests Urged

NAIC

Social Justice, Immigration Reform, Medicaid Expansion, community organizing in Arizona

Yuma County Clergy Fight for Immigration Reform & Medicaid

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Yuma Sun

Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas joined nearly 100 members of churches of different denominations from the area who gathered … to organize a campaign in favor of not only a new immigration law but also efforts of Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state’s health program for the poor: the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Read more about Yuma County Clergy Fight for Immigration Reform & Medicaid

Yuma County Interfaith Spons. Committee

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