Tag: Arizona Town Hall

Creating Vibrant Communities Virtual Community Town Hall to be held Aug. 27

| August 25, 2020
Creating Vibrant Communities Virtual Community Town Hall to be held Aug. 27

Vitalyst Health Foundation, in partnership with community experts and the Arizona Town Hall Research Committee, has been working diligently to create a remarkable resource for informed discussion about how to ensure communities are healthy and vibrant. While some additional details may be added before the report officially goes to print, the initial background report provides a wealth of information and ideas.  

Click here to view the initial background report online.

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Arizona Town Hall to present FREE ‘Learning and Listening About Systematic Racism’ Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4

| August 25, 2020
Arizona Town Hall to present FREE ‘Learning and Listening About Systematic Racism’ Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4

What is systemic racism?
What are the effects of systemic racism?
How can we begin to set things right?

For much of this year, many of us have been asking questions about systemic racism. But we have had years to ask these questions and years to listen to and act on the answers. As Arizona Cardinals player Larry Fitzgerald wrote in the New York Times, systemic racism and the events of this year are “not new territory for our America.” … ttend one of our 90-minute online Zoom facilitated discussions hosted by the Black Board of Directors Project and Arizona Town Hall: Listening and Learning About Systemic Racism.

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Arizona Town Hall — Creating Vibrant Communities and more…

| May 26, 2020
Arizona Town Hall — Creating Vibrant Communities and more…

The 2020 Arizona Town Hall topic “Creating Vibrant Communities” encompasses key factors for communities to survive and thrive in a world impacted by the effects of COVID-19.

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Draft recommendations are in from recent 112th Statewide Town Hall on ‘Strong Families Thriving Children’

| November 26, 2019
Draft recommendations are in from recent 112th Statewide Town Hall on ‘Strong Families Thriving Children’

Armed with recommendations from over 25 community programs around the state, Town Hall participants wasted little time addressing how to ensure that Arizona has strong families and children who thrive.

To read the draft final recommendations report, click here.

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Education Spotlight: Teacher of the Week Cole Habay. See more local education news here

| October 28, 2019
Education Spotlight: Teacher of the Week Cole Habay. See more local education news here

Cole Habay, a Flagstaff Junior Academy teacher, was named NAZ Today Teacher of the Week.

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Lights On Afterschool Future Leaders Town Hall to be held Oct. 24 at CCC

| October 8, 2019
Lights On Afterschool Future Leaders Town Hall to be held Oct. 24 at CCC

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) is working with Arizona Town Hall to carry out three Future Leaders Town Hall (FLTH) events in Maricopa, Pinal and Coconino counties.

The Future Leaders Town Hall in Flagstaff is being organized in a partnership with Coconino County, LAUNCH Flagstaff and the venue sponsor is Coconino Community College.

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CCC&Y Contributes to ‘2019 Town Hall Strong Families Thriving Children’ Report

| June 17, 2019
CCC&Y Contributes to ‘2019 Town Hall Strong Families Thriving Children’ Report

The Arizona Town Hall has created the comprehensive report “Strong Families Thriving Children,” that discusses various aspects of family life including the systems that exist to support them, ways families can have more positive experiences, and some of the struggles families face that compromise their life experiences.

Arizona Town Hall officials expect the report to be used a resource on this topic for years to come.

Virginia Watahomigie, M.ADM, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, contributed to the “Community Capacity” section that begins on page 84 of the report.

“Arizona nonprofit agencies play a crucial and cost-effective role in the state’s prevention strategies and response to child welfare issues. Generally, missions of nonprofit agencies are geared toward meeting the long-term needs of our children and families, making nonprofits a strong defense and response system for the needs of our communities,” Watahomigie reported.

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Arizonans say preK-12 education system is in crisis

| November 22, 2017
Arizonans say preK-12 education system is in crisis

“Stop starving our public schools of funding” was the overarching recommendation of the 110th Arizona Town Hall which wrapped on Nov. 15 in Mesa. Three days of discussions were informed by a data-rich background report, and by input from more than a dozen smaller Community Town Halls, as well as Future Leaders Town Halls held all across the state in the months preceding the statewide gathering.

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Opinion — Coconino Voices: Education an economic imperative

| February 23, 2015
Opinion — Coconino Voices: Education an economic imperative

February 22, 2015 • By Karla Brewster — Special to the Arizona Daily Sun Recently, I had the privilege of attending the 105th Arizona Town Hall titled “Arizona’s Economy.” … Although there were five areas that focused on creating a better economy, the most important one by far was the emphasis on education and workforce […]

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Arizona’s Economy: Community Outreach Program

| February 18, 2015
Arizona’s Economy: Community Outreach Program

Arizona Deliberates invites you to the Arizona Town Hall for a joint conversation regarding Arizona’s economy on Wednesday, February 25th from 12pm – 1:30pm. To register for the event, please click here. Click HERE for the flyer.

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