The Arizona Sustainability Alliance is a group that recognizes sustainability as the core of continued improvement of the lives of Arizonans and the protection of the state’s natural resources.

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Environmental Justice: Crisis in Communities of Color

At this weekend’s We the People Summit I was fortunate to attend the session titled “Environmental Justice: Crisis in Communities of Color”. Speakers included Sandy Bahr from the Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter, Sonja Klinsky from the School of Sustainability at ASU, Zulema Rodriguez and Natasha Chavez from Moms Clean Air Force, and Sarra Tekola from Black Lives Matter.

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November 13, 2017 Leadership Update

Leadership Update Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe   #Giving Tuesday Giving Tuesday is coming up soon on November 28th!!! AZSA will be fundraising for a goal of $5,000! More information to come in a separate [...]

Tempe Urban Forestry

by Aubrey Urban This week, Karen Contos attended the yearly Grantee Showcase at the Department of Agriculture office in Phoenix. This showcase had presentations from the grantees of last year's Community Challenge grants, which is [...]

Renewable Energy Workgroup

by Jim Moule The Renewable Energy Priority met on Sunday, November 12, from 1:00 to 3:00. We discussed the SRP Board of Directors election process. Randy Miller is running for Director at Large. All AZSA [...]

Local Food Weekly Update Nov. 13

by Tearsa Saffell   Southwest VegFest is on Sunday November 19, from 10 am - 5 pm at Steele Indian School Park. AZSA will be hosting a booth where we will be featuring the Lexicon [...]

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#AZSA is working to eliminate food deserts in Arizona. Want to help? Your donation is doubled on #GivingTuesday, November 28th, on Facebook.com/AZSustain. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Nov. 28, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match up to $2M total in donations to nonprofits on Facebook starting at 8am ET, up to $1K per fundraiser and $50K per nonprofit. Star...

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We are excited to support the cities of Phoenix and Tempe in setting the standard for mitigating the urban heat island effect in the Valley. Improving health, impacting climate change, and saving money are just a few of the benefits of urban forestry. City of Phoenix, AZ USA City of Tempe Government Greg Stanton Mayor Mark Mitchell #trees #health #climatechange #sustainability #AZSA ... See MoreSee Less

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AZSA is proud to be supporting the movement towards renewable energy in AZ. #energy #green #sustainability #arizona #AZSA ... See MoreSee Less

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AZSA will have a booth at the Phoenix Volunteer Fair on December 9th!! There are more than 75 volunteer organizations participating. Should be a great opportunity to learn more about the great work being done here and make some new friends! ... See MoreSee Less

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AZSA is excited for our next park cleanup at North Mountain in Phoenix on December 9th. All are welcome, hope to see you there! City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation City of Phoenix, AZ USA #parks #phoenix #green #sustainability #AZSA ... See MoreSee Less

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