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Podcast Episode 9: 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.Read More
Podcast Episode 8: 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.Read More
Podcast Episode 3: 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.Read More
Podcast Episode 1: 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.Read More
2018 Midterm Election Recap…
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.Read More
It’s Not Over: Vote No on Prop 305
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 couchRead More
#REDforED: How do we keep up the momentum?
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 fundingRead More