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Podcast Episode 11: Claire Kaufman
Monday March 11, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Claire Kaufman
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Claire Kaufman of Zerology to chat about her zero waste projects and teaching people how to live and shop using less package and introducing less plastics into our landfills.

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Podcast Episode 10: Amalia Luxardo
Monday March 4, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Amalia Luxardo
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona CEO Amalia Luxardo to talk about the changing face of philanthropy and the good works of the Foundation.

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Podcast Episode 9: Laura Milkins
Monday February 25, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Laura Milkins
The Arizona People's Report sat down with visual and performance artist Laura Milkins to talk about her zero packaging project and all the fun and challenges involved with not buying produce, clothes and other necessities with packaging, stickers and tags.

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Governor’s 2019 State Address
Friday January 18, 2019
If you were unable attend Gov. Ducey’s state address in Tucson this week, or able to see it in Tucson. Here is a transcription of the governor’s address, in which he lays out what he wants to see happen this legislative session and more in 2019.

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Podcast Episode 8: Lola Rainey
Thursday January 3, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Lola Rainey
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Tucsonan Lola Rainey, attorney, poet, writer, activist and executive director of the Tucson Second Chance Bail Fund. The Fund is an outgrowth of Black Lives Matter (BLM) Tucson's May 2017 "Mama Bailout Campaign," established to address the disproportionate impact of the cash bail system on communities of color and vulnerable populations in Pima County.

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Podcast Episode 4: Deedra Abboud
Thursday December 20, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Deedra Abboud
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with former U.S. Senate candidate Deedra Abboud about the challenges she faced during her unique and inspiring campaign, as well as the inspiration she found on the road all throughout the state.

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Podcast Episode 3: Tiera Rainey
Monday December 17, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Tiera Rainey
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with Tiera Rainey about her work with the American Friends Service Committee Arizona (AFSC-Arizona). At heart, Rainey is about more than criminal justice, she's an abolitionist eager to bring the system to its knees. Follow her on Twitter @TBiz30.

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Podcast Episode 1: Jim Byrne
Wednesday November 28, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Jim Byrne
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with Jim Byrne about the future of #RedForEd and activism in Arizona. Byrne teaches African American Studies as part of Tucson Unified School District's culturally relevant curriculum at Cholla High School. Byrne an active member of the Tucson Education Association, and his range of interests make him a great person to sit down and chat with about education, elections and organizing in Arizona.

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2018 Midterm Election Recap…
Thursday November 15, 2018
By Mari Herreras
For those who compare politics to a spectator sport, the 2018 Arizona General Election is a final championship that has had almost all of us paying closer attention and sitting on the edge of our seats as the number of votes have been counted, well, daily since the Nov. 6 election.

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It’s Not Over: Vote No on Prop 305
Tuesday October 23, 2018
By Stephanie Hamilton
Yesterday, for personal reasons, was a really tough day.   And it ended with what felt like a punch to the gut. Hearing the news that the Outlaw Dirty Money and the Invest in ED initiatives would not be on this November’s ballot seemed to paralyze me for about twenty minutes.   I sat on the couch

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#REDforED: How do we keep up the momentum?
Tuesday May 22, 2018
By Mari Herreras
Before the #REDforED movement, there was SOS and their petition drive last summer to put an initiative on the ballot to reserve a law from the 2017 legislative season that expanded public funds going to school vouchers. Back then, the SOS team made believers of many when they successfully collected the signatures needed without funding

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