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Leadership Update – January 1, 2018

by Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe Happy New Year and welcome to 2018! As we reflect on the past year we’re grateful for the incredible organization we’ve grown into and the projects we’ve accomplished. This was only possible because of the dedication and talents of our wonderful volunteers. We continually hear from community leaders, politicians

Legislation – Weekly Update – December 25, 2017

by Victor Pereyra Save Our Environment: Act Now! As we head into a new year, watch for some great events coming up in 2018. One of which is Environmental Day at the Capitol on February 7. Organized by The Sierra Club and many other environmental organizations around the state, this event is a great opportunity

Tempe Sustainability Commission, Dec. 18, 2017

Tempe Sustainability Commission Meeting December 18, 2017   Open Positions!    The Tempe Sustainability Commission is seeking qualified individuals to fill the vacant Graduate or Doctoral Student from Arizona State University position, and the vacant Student who Lives or Attends School in Tempe position.   Apply here: https://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/city-clerk-s-office/boards-and-commissions/city-of-tempe-board-and-commission-application   Here are the notes from the monthly Tempe Sustainability Commission meeting:   Sustainable

Adopt-a-Park, December 18, 2017

by James Brucker Ten people, including three new volunteers, attended the North Mountain Park Clean Up on December 9th. We cleaned up the area around the Yavapai Ramada.   On January 27th, we will be back at Rio Salado Park in Tempe to maintain that park.  This is a great time to be outdoors and help

Urban Forestry, December 18, 2017

by Aubrey Urban This week we have continued to work towards creating a project to use the funds from International Paper to do an urban forestry project in Tempe. I continue to be in contact with the City of Tempe to make sure that any project we do at a minimum provides them with any

City of Mesa Updates – December 11, 2017

by Allison Boley 1. In September, we won a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant to install energy-efficient windows in a low-income neighborhood in Mesa. Tuesday, December 19, at 10:00am, State Farm is presenting us with the check at Mesa City Hall. Some members of the city government will be there, and we'd love for you

Leadership Update for December 11, 2017

Leadership Update Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe   News   We had an excellent weekend of AZSA events! We had a wonderful time at the Phoenix Volunteer Fair, the North Mountain Park Clean Up, and tabling at the Maricopa County Winter Democratic Convention. Thank you to everyone that helped to make these events successful!  

Urban Forestry Update

​by Aubrey Urban This week, we have exciting news! AZSA received $5,000 from International Paper to ​do an urban forestry project in a low income neighborhood in Tempe! We are going to be getting a project together as quickly as possible and will be having an urban forestry meeting in the next few weeks. Please

Sustainable Business

by Sal Kohgadai Who’s New: The Sustainable Biz Priority has a new Co-Priority Lead! Please help us welcome Tulip Sniper to the Arizona Sustainability Alliance. Tulip is a sustainable farmer growing fresh food which she sells to local restaurants as well as at the farmers market.  She and her husband also run a logistics company in


by James Brucker Looking for a reason to be outdoors? Want to do something great for the community? Join us at North Mountain Park on December 9, 2017, for our monthly clean up. We will be maintaining hiking trails and working to keep the park clean and healthy. This is also a great event to

Leadership Update for December 4, 2017

Leadership Update Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe #GivingTuesday was a success!   Thank you to everyone that participated in #GivingTuesday. Thanks to you we raised over $3,000!!! Our goal for the holiday season is to raise $5,000 by the end of the year, so we are well on our way there. If you haven't had

Giving Tuesday Gifts

News Local Businesses Provide Gifts for Donations on Giving Tuesday In support of Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA) grass-roots projects in Arizona, several local businesses have generously donated products and services for our Giving Tuesday donors. There are several ways to win these prizes: Every donation of

Giving Tuesday Facebook Fundraiser

News On Giving Tuesday, Use Facebook Fundraiser to Help Sustainability Projects in Arizona Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA) works every day on grass-roots projects in Arizona cities, communities and schools to help our environment and neighbors become more sustainable and resilient. On Giving Tuesday we're calling on

AZSA Monthly Meeting

  AZSA Monthly Member Meeting November 18, 2017, 2:00   Meeting Minutes You can view a video of the meeting here.   Leadership Announcements   Giving Tuesday November 28, 2017 Biggest Donation Day for non-profits of the year All donations on facebook matched by Bill Gates Foundation If you would like to give a donation,

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 email. Please also remember that we are on Amazon Smile and people can donate a small amount just by ordering

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 a potential funding source for Urban Forestry projects. This event provided an opportunity to meet with the Department's Urban Forest