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We had a great meeting in March with a focus on community issues affecting all of us. Please read below to get information on Action Items !

Be the change you wish to see!

Action Item!
Great News!!! Legislative District 3 Democrats are starting a new community service project in conjunction with the Arizona Department of Transportation. Our first Highway LD3 Trash Pickup is Saturday, April 10 at 8AM on Ajo Way. If you want to participate, please reserve your spot by contacting Betty Harris at 520-977-2154 (text or phone) or email her at aichbeeel@gmail.com to get the specific location and other details. Before you take part you must read or view the Safety Brief at https://azdot.gov/business/programs-and-partnerships/adopt-highway/safety-requirements#safety-briefing

Action Item!
Yaaay for LD3’s endorsement of Tucson Fight for 15$!! Now let’s follow up with boots on the ground and get out and talk to our precinct voters ( and/or others) to get this on the ballot in November 2021.

You can text, leaflet, gather signatures or a host of other things!  Time is of the essence— let’s DO this! Contact CJ Boyd at tucsonfightfor15.com to get literature, walking lists, etc. Action Item!

Margo Cowan and her staff at Justice for All outlined the urgent need to get this initiative to provide indigent residents of Pima County legal representation for removal/deportation hearings on the ballot for 2022. They can provide you with everything you need – including pens and hand sanitizer – to help you gather signatures on petitions in a safe and successful manner!

Please visit their website (https://www.pimacountyjusticeforall.org) to sign up for the  biweekly newsletter. They are always looking for volunteers. Right now  canvassers are needed to walk with us on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and afternoons. Phone bankers are also needed for Friday nights and Saturday afternoons.

To contact Justice for All: pimajusticeforall@gmail.com
To donate to Justice for All: /https://secure.actblue.com/donate/pimacountyjusticeforall

The office is at 2432 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson AZ 85719, but please call 217-828-9134 before coming so that the staff can ensure someone is there to meet your needs (petitions, supplies, etc.)

Mark your 
calendar 
for our 
next meeting!
April 26

Speakers at our April Meeting will include:

Betty Villegas,
Executive Director of South Tucson Housing Authority

and

Joel Feinman,
Public Defender

April is 
Fair Housing Month

A Special Note…

After 38 years on North Fourth Avenue, in the heart of LD3, the family-run La Indita Mexican Restaurant has been forced to move to a new location. The Garcia family have been generous supporters of our community, but as casualties of Fourth Avenue gentrification (and no doubt the economic toll of the pandemic), they need our support. Local restaurants like La Indita make Tucson what it is; if you would like to help the Garcia family, you may donate at:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/la-indita-restaurant

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