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August
  • 03
    03.August.Thursday

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2017-08-03
    The Historic Y
    738 N 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA

    Democratic Socialists of America are forming a Tucson chapter. There will be a general meeting to discuss past political activities and future activities. The meeting is open to all those interested.

    Join us as we fight the good fight for Democratic Socialism in Tucson area and Southern Arizona.

  • 08
    08.August.Tuesday

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2017-08-08
    YWCA Southern Arizona- Frances McClelland Community Center
    525 N Bonita Ave, Tucson, AZ 85745, USA

    Join us as Beth Meyer of Leading for Change shares their work in training folks to run for office. Ask questions and learn more about the opportunities available through Leading for Change.

    http://www.azleadingforchange.org/

    About Leading For Change
    Our Purpose
    To ensure that all people living in our country have equal access to opportunities that enable them to advance economically, academically and socially.
    Our Mission
    To provide leaders and emerging leaders with the necessary and effective tools, resources and networks to advance social justice and progressive values in communities.

    Our Values
    All persons living in the United States have access to:
    Quality Education at all levels of learning
    Quality Health Care for children, youth and adults
    A Fair and Compassionate Judicial System
    Freedom of Choice
    Equality in the Workplace

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    Leading For Change (LFC) is a non-profit, non-partisan training organization dedicated to developing the next generation of civic leaders in their quest to enhance the lives and opportunities in their communities. Through a cadre of programs, collaborations and partnerships with diverse community leaders and social justice organizations, we are working to build a foundation for and pipeline of civic leaders who are prepared to reshape Arizona for the betterment of its people – children, youth and adults alike.

    Founded by Beth Meyer, former National State Operations Vice President of the Center for Progressive Leadership, in collaboration with community leaders and elected officials, Leading For Change was established to fill gaps in the training and preparation of emerging leaders planning to run for office, engaged in community organizing, developing policy and/or working within non-profit social justice organizations.

    Our Trainings
    LFC trainings are intentionally designed to be transformational. Going beyond skills training, our interactive training and learning approaches forge new ways of thinking, and exercising leadership. Expert trainers and curriculum challenge participants to reflect critically, draw upon their experiences, and expand their approach to and practice of leadership for change. Program Overviews

    Concentrating on a specific set of political leadership areas, including leading by your values, using power; communicating; creating and relaying a vision; planning strategically; engaging and understanding your community. Our comprehensive programs are comprised of diverse leaders who are civically involved. These include;
    Advocacy and Non-Profit Leaders
    Community Organizers and Activists
    Future Candidates
    Public Officials
    City, County and State Policy-Makers and Influencers

  • 09
    09.August.Wednesday

    7:00 pm-10:00 pm
    2017-08-09
    El Con Century Theater
    3601 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716, USA

    Hosted by Indivisible Southern Arizona, Alliance for Action, Indivisible Tohono, Citizens Climate Lobby, and The Climate Reality Project.

    Al Gore has partnered with Indivisible groups in just 15 cities around the country for a special screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth in Power,” and we were selected as one of them!

    This is a free screening of the film, followed by a town hall with local Indivisible groups including Indivisible Southern Arizona, Alliance for Action, Indivisible Tohono, Citizens Climate Lobby, and The Climate Reality Project. The screening is first come first serve.

  • 10
    10.August.Thursday

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2017-08-10
    The Historic Y
    738 N 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA

    Democratic Socialists of America are forming a Tucson chapter. There will be a general meeting to discuss past political activities and future activities. The meeting is open to all those interested.

    Join us as we fight the good fight for Democratic Socialism in Tucson area and Southern Arizona.

     

  • 14
    14.August.Monday

    4:00 pm-5:00 pm
    2017-08-14
    McSally Office
    4400 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711, USA

    #DontTreadOnAZ is a statewide call to action by Indivisible and other grassroots community organizations throughout Arizona. At 16 different Congressional Offices across the state, we are gathering in protest of the partisan destruction of our healthcare, public education, human rights, and environment protections.

    Join with progressive politicians, democratic party officials, grassroots organizers, and other concerned Arizonans. For more info & a full list of participating individuals and organizations (28 and counting!), please visit: https://azresist.org/donttreadonaz/ CD2 Rep. Martha McSally supports gutting Medicaid and sending hundreds of thousands back to the era of using emergency rooms as primary care centers. Join Indivisible of AZ and many others for a rally outside Congresswoman Martha McSally’s office on August 14th at 4:00 PM. Rain or shine, be there to say NO MORE!

    Link to event information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1290134271112383