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Knocking on doors, gathering signatures on a petition, hosting house meetings, getting involved in helping your community. Those are the organizing skills that students are learning through Chispa Arizona’s promotores program. Chispa Arizona is focused on environmental issues in Latino neighborhoods — which they say are disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change and pollution.
Civil-rights activists in Arizona have long been on the lookout for patterns of racially-biased behavior by law enforcement officers. A new effort by Stanford calling the Open Policing Project looked at a number of states, including Arizona, from 2011 to 2015 to measure whether people of color were pulled over and searched more often by officers.
Arizona’s business and political leaders are keeping a very close eye on NAFTA renegotiations. The state has important relations with Canada, and Mexico is our biggest trading partner. With me to talk more about NAFTA is Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the unintended consequences of policy, and how psychology can help us discover which policies work and why – or why not.
The campaign says the Aug. 22 rally will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center. Since Trump took office, he’s been holding campaign-style events across the country, but this will be his first rally in the West since his inauguration.
More than 100 students and immigration rights advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol late Tuesday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy or DACA. The event was one of many being held around the country.
The report found than 124,000 Phoenix area households are households earning less than half the median income, paying the majority of the income to rent and or living in substandard housing. These families do not receive income assistance.
New lawsuits allege the Mormon church did not do enough to protect children from sexual abuse in a now-defunct, church-run foster program. The Native American women behind the lawsuits participated in the Indian Placement Program.
As disagreement reigns in Congress and President Trump’s administration takes some controversial steps on issues like climate change and opioid addiction, more local officials are looking to take charge. Recently, the U.S. Conference of Mayors met for their summer leadership conference to decide what direction as a group — and as individuals — they should be going.
Parts of Arizona are sinking; the process is called subsidence. In fact, the state Water Resources Department says satellite-based technology it uses has found more than 3,400 square miles of land subsidence in Arizona.