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FIRST LOOK: New Shelter Space for People Experiencing Homelessness in Phoenix

ABC15 looks inside a new place that will provide beds for people in need By: abc15.com staff Updated 6:21 PM, Mar 05, 2024 To watch video report click here. PHOENIX — As…

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Matthew Desmond: ‘Poverty is Stealing People’s Lives’

The ASU alum was guest speaker at annual John P. Frank Memorial Lecture By Scott Bordow | March 26, 2024 Why is there so much poverty in America? That question was asked Monday…

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There Are No Silver Bullets to Solve the Homelessness Crisis

BY: JEROD MACDONALD-EVOY – FRIDAY MARCH 15, 2024  Monika Perry’s life has been full of struggle, strife and hope.  She joined the United States Air Force in 1999, as soon as she…

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Planned Parenthood Will Offer Low-Cost Vasectomies in Phoenix

After demand overwhelmed the Tucson clinic, a Phoenix clinic will now offer the procedure BY: GLORIA REBECCA GOMEZ – APRIL 2, 2024  Planned Parenthood Arizona is now offering vasectomy services in Phoenix,…

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Judge Mulls Third Contempt Case Against Arizona for Failing to Improve Prison Health Care

BY JACQUES BILLEAUD Updated 5:59 PM CDT, March 15, 2024 PHOENIX (AP) — A judge presiding over a nearly 12-year-old lawsuit challenging the quality of health care in Arizona’s prisons is…

Local Organizations

Keep Phoenix Beautiful

Every day, Keep Phoenix Beautiful provides tools to empower our diverse communities to improve overall quality of life. Our vision is a vibrant Phoenix where each neighborhood is a healthy, beautiful place to live. To achieve that vision, we aim to inspire individuals and organizations through leadership, active partnerships, and meaningful volunteer experiences.

 

Hope's Crossing

Hope’s Crossing was founded in 2010 to meet the needs of women in transition from prisons, addictions, or homelessness to a life of work, family, and community.  Hope’s Crossing offers job skills training, housing assistance, and, most importantly, a program of emotional support geared toward creating a new belief system that promotes whole and healthy living.  Over the past five years, Hope’s Crossing has assisted hundreds of women of all ages to develop self-worth, personal accountability, and restoration of hope in the family.

 

Harmony Project Phoenix

Harmony Project harnesses the transformative power of music to increase access to higher education for underserved students by removing systemic barriers to achievement through academic and social support.

 

Opemia Empowerment Center

Financial, educational, and societal impacts have continued to expand the economic wealth gap for minorities. Our vision is a world where economic equity and access to opportunities & resources are no longer a barrier for people of color.

 

Casa Cares

Casa has been the Arizona leader for over 40 years in addressing child abuse, relationship violence and bullying. As a result, we are convinced that the integration of SEL and EQ is the solution to decrease bullying, meanness, abuse and violence.

Tiger Mountain Foundation

Challenged Communities need help, especially with areas where there is increased incarceration and poor health choices. The TigerMountain Foundation reverses that problem through our community gardens and agri-landscaping initiatives. These initiatives teach practical life skills to youth, adults and seniors, keeping them out of jail, and improving their lives and community. We are a Non-Profit Organization that manages Community Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Act One

Act One is actively working with arts organizations across the state exploring digital and virtual platforms to share with schools to ensure that Arizona's children continue to have access to the arts. Exciting things are soon to come and we look forward to being innovative in our ways to continue to connect children with the arts.

 

Kitchen on the Street 

Kitchen on the Street (KOS AZ) began serving the community in 2007 when the Scarpinato family learned about the prevalence of food insecurity in local Arizona children. Hearing that thousands of children that received breakfast and lunch at school, but were going hungry on weekends, compelled Vince, Lisa and Taylor Scarpinato to found Kitchen on the Street as a means of bringing food and hope to children in need.

 

Vision One Women

Our goal is to create a platform through which we are able to reach out and lend a helping hand to any woman in need of aid, but most specifically homeless women and single mothers struggling to make ends meet. We believe that every woman has her own unique gifts, and through uniting in sisterhood and sharing these gifts, we have the power to spread out our resources and make the world a better place for all.

 

Heard Museum

Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and its unmatched festivals. Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard successfully presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions that showcase the beauty and vitality of traditional and contemporary art.

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