“Funding for early childhood education decreased," A New Leaf Board Chair Brad Snyder said. "And Phoenix Day saw themselves having to raise more money than it ever had without the infrastructure in place to raise that money.”
And now, as happens this time of year, thoughts turn to visions of pigskin and gridiron. That’s right, it’s bowl game season and the Arizona State University Sun Devils hit the field Friday at the Sun Bowl in El Paso.
Eight times a year, at spots all over metro Phoenix, Project Connect helps people find the aid they need - from the basics, like toiletries and clothing, to the more complex needs, like help signing up for food assistance or getting a birth certificate.
Pinal County Attorney Kent Volkmer cut ties with a private company that had administered the county’s diversion program earlier this year. Pinal County’s diversion program was featured in an investigation by Reveal in May that found private company CorrectiveSolutions often failed those who needed help most.