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When Joshua Polacheck came on board as Executive Director in July 2020, we knew it was only a temporary assignment to get us through the election year.  And wow!  What a year it's...

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Black History in Tucson | Neighborhoods

Black History in Tucson | Neighborhoods

In honor of Black History Month 2021, we pulled together a collection of news stories, books and recordings illustrating the long history of Black families in Tucson. We include a University of Arizona website that documents the stories of Black explorers and settlers all the way up to a directory of current Black-owned businesses in Arizona. It is a rich and varied history, and this just scratches the surface.

Bonnie Heidler | Chair of PCDP

Bonnie Heidler

Notes From The Chair | March 2021

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been living with COVID-19 for a more than year, and that the virus has cost more than 500,000 American lives. No one is unaffected, whether by the disease itself or the drastic changes the pandemic has forced us to make. Thankfully,...

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Advocate for change

Mandatory minimum sentencing must end

When some dems broke ranks to vote for a recent child abuse bill, they forgot their commitment to criminal justice, our contributor argues By Alison Jones Special to the Arizona Daily StarMar 19,...

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LD 11 ACTION ALERT : Help us stop SB 1268!

This week, the Arizona State Senate will hold a floor vote on SB 1268, a harmful bill backed by corporate lobbyists that threatens your healthcare and retirement benefits. We need your help to stop this bill.

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LD9 Adds Voice to Recall of Rep. Finchem

Regardless that Representative Mark Finchem (R-LD11) does not directly represent Arizona Legislative District Nine, his recent actions in the Arizona House of Representatives directly impact our district, our state and our country.

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Meet Your Second Vice Chair | Kalyanaraman Bharathan

Meet Your Second Vice Chair | Kalyanaraman Bharathan

Chennai, India, is more than 9,000 miles from Tucson, but Kalyanraman Bharathan made the trip in 1988, after years of researching and teaching economics.

Not& satisfied with a PhD in Economics, Bharathan enrolled at the U of A. He earned an M.S. in Systems Engineering, then launched his career at a small business in Tucson, “building an expert system that diagnosed for incipient stuttering among young children,’’ he explained.

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Army Lt. Nazario was driving his new car home. He was pulled over, pepper sprayed, and arrested without explanation.

This is racism. It’s about the domination and humiliation of a Black man because he asked questions and “didn’t comply.”

#SB1713 "More ID". This bill makes it more difficult for early voters to vote by requiring additional burdensome ID be sent in with early ballot. It clearly has a disproportionate impact on people of color & low-income voters. #VoterSupression #AZJimCrow #AZLeg

Arizona companies pen letter to @dougducey calling for the veto of these #JimCrow #AZVoterSupression laws. via @bpolitics

Arizona #JimCrow and #VoterSupression laws incoming.
#SB1593: "Times Up" - early voting; time limits.
#SB1485: PEVL (early voting list) purge.
#SB1713: "More ID" - early ballots; identification mailing.

Arizona #JimCrow and #VoterSupression laws incoming.
#SB1485: PEVL (early voting list) purge.
#SB1593: "Times Up" - early voting; time limits.
#SB1713: "More ID" - early ballots; identification mailing.

#SB1593 voter suppression bill that would require mail ballots be postmarked by the THURS before Election Day. Ballots mailed AFTER the date would be thrown out, even if received by Election Day. @dougducey (602) 542-4331 AZ Sen Pres @FannKfann 602-926-5874

Demand is high for industrial sites in Tucson. More than 80 percent of requests about real estate in the city are geared toward industrial facilities, according to [the] Sun Corridor, the regional economic development agency.

“We’re working together as a region,” Ms. Romero said. “That’s one of the most important steps that we can take for the recovery.”

Check out this @nytimes piece showcasing @cityoftucson as an example for how local gov’t can collaborate w/ business.

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Garbage Removal

We don’t want to focus on it—there is too much important work to do—but they need to go.

Sign a Recall Finchem petition

Finchem attended the Jan 6th event in D.C. He is a proud member of the Oath Keepers. His extremist views damage democracy in AZ and hurt the people he represents. He is an embarrassment to Arizona and to LD 11. Let’s oust him!! MaranaWheeler Taft Abbett Sr....

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The Democrats of Oro Valley | Recall Finchem Petition

Drive by Petition Signing Please bring a black or blue pen.Where:9557 N Antler Ridge Dr. (Sunflower)When:Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21, & 28, 9:00 -11:00 amSaturdays, April 10, 17, 24 & May 1, 9:00 - 11:00 amInvite Your Neighbors & Friends who are registered...

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Join the Gosar Siblings!

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar and his gang of insurrectionists spread lies about a stolen election and helped organize the coup attempt at the US Capitol on January 6.   Paul Gosar MUST BE REMOVED from office.  The American Dental Association (ADA) PAC...

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