Joe Rubio

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

Valley Interfaith Project

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

Immigration Organizing in Arizona, Social Justice, Interfaith, Arizona IAF, Joe Rubio

Flagstaff City Council Passes Resolution for Immigration Reform

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Northern Arizona Amigos

The Flagstaff City Council, by a vote of 6-1, approved a resolution supporting comprehensive immigration reform during a meeting held on Oct. 1 at City Hall. Supporters of the measure spoke before the council prior to the vote, voicing their support. Following the vote, the supporters gathered in the lobby for a celebration, along with an impromptu planning session to map out future action.

The effort was led by the Northern Arizona Interfaith Council, Read more about Flagstaff City Council Passes Resolution for Immigration Reform

NAIC

Justice for Immigrants, Welcoming the Stranger, Joe Rubio, Arizona Interfaith, Organizing in Arizona

AZ Interfaith Meets with Sen. McCain, In Support of Immigration Reform

Monday, August 12, 2013
Arizona Republic

Taking full advantage of the August recess, Arizona Interfaith leaders met with Senator John McCain for frank conversation about the prospects for comprehensive immigration reform.  Judicatory leaders and key Arizona clergy discussed with the Senator how to broaden Congressional support for reform that includes a path to citizenship. Read more about AZ Interfaith Meets with Sen. McCain, In Support of Immigration Reform

Arizona Institute For Public Life