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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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Adopt-A-Park – Weekly Update – April 23, 2018

by James Brucker We had a great clean up on Saturday! Twelve people were there. We helped Ranger Gregg trim trees, remove vegetation along 15th Ave and helped restore a hiking trail. That will allow

Urban Forestry – Weekly Update – April 23, 2018

by Aubrey Coffey-Urban In our last week before our tree planting at the New School for Arts and Academics, we are busy getting the final details into place. We are completing our tree selection, marking

Sustainable Food Systems – Weekly Update – April 23, 2018

by Tearsa Saffell We are happy to report that we have successfully completed our Grow My Own refugee assistance project! On Sunday morning we installed gardens in the homes of two Syrian refugee families. Both

Solar Energy – Weekly Update – April 23, 2018

by Karen Contos ​ AZSA leaders from Renewable Energy, the City of Tempe and Legislation tabled at the Keep Phoenix Beautiful's Earth Day event at Steele Indian School Park. Both adults and children who came

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2 days ago

Happy Earth Day everyone!
We spent our day planting edible gardens at the homes of two refugee families. They are now growing tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and a whole lot of herbs! What better way to celebrate Earth than growing your own food?
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3 days ago

Thank you to everyone that came out for the park clean up. It's amazing how much we got done!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Beautiful day at North Mountain!! ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

We're looking for a Program Director! Let us know if you'd be interested --> http://ow.ly/3z5I30jxsnB ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

The next park clean-up is this Saturday, April 21st at 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. This is taking place of our monthly meeting join us and meet your fellow Priority Leaders at this event.

We have been tasked with several duties. they include:

Ø Brush, trash and debris removal along and on the road
Ø Create barriers to prevent off trail use (plant Cholla, prickly pear, use rocks)
Ø Remove trash from wash and area from homeless and trim trees to deter
Ø Paint or remove graffiti

We will meet at the 15th Avenue Trailhead.

See you there!
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1 week ago

Great day at the March for Science! Come see us and check out all the great program we have! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Join Councilmember Lauren Kuby at one of two "Sustainability Circles" to talk about how to make Tempe a more sustainable place: Tuesday, April 17th, 6 pm at the Don Cassano Room in the Tempe Transportation Center or Saturday, April 28, 10am at the Tempe Public Library. We need your best ideas! ... See MoreSee Less

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