Project Description


The Arizona Sustainability Alliance currently has city liaisons in Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler. The role of the city liaisons is to work directly with city officials to understand what the sustainability needs of the communities are, what needs are being met by the cities, and what are the cities unable to do. Capacity building in communities is key. For example, in Mesa we are working on a neighborhood level to educate and demonstrate sustainable practices. Every month our Mesa liaison and team will move to different neighborhoods working with other non-profits to provide training on a residential level. Our goal is to utilize innovation for achieving community well-being. This also lessens the burden on cities to promote what sustainability programs they may already have in place that of which the public is unaware.

Cities Engaged
City Priorities

Chandler Updates 6-24-2017

by Danae Presler This was an exciting week for us in Chandler. Penni Lawson and I met with Chandler's Assistant City Manager, Nachie Marquez, and Utility Analyst, Bob Goff on Wednesday to discuss the city's [...]

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City of Mesa Updates October 22, 2017

by Allison Boley 1. If you live, work, or play in Mesa, please consider taking a few moments to create an account at ImagineMesa.com and say "Me Too" to the following link which encourages the City of Mesa [...]

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Phoenix Update – October 15, 2017

by Tara Briscoe Brownfield to Healthfields Project The brownfields project is an effort in partnership with the city of Phoenix, to transform abandoned commercial lots that are contaminated with toxic waste, into vibrant, healthy community [...]

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Tempe/ASU Event

by Lauren Kuby Sustainability Series: Saving our Cities in the Post-Trump Era William W. Goldsmith - Professor Emeritus, Cornell University William Goldsmith taught City and Regional Planning at Cornell and also at universities in Colombia, Brazil, Puerto [...]

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