Your voice matters! We are challenged by AZ legislators who have proposed bills that derail public education: withholding funding, allowing loaded guns on campus, banning books, micromanaging teachers, and outing LGBTQ students to their parents. These bills can be stopped with enough public outcry. The Arizona Education Association has made speaking out on these issues
Request to Speak (RTS) is a way for citizens to speak out that is unique to Arizona. It allows you to use your “voice” online to weigh in on bills. No actual speaking is involved. Sign up to receive Melinda Iyer’s Weekly Legislative Update. Melinda reports which bills are at a point in the process
Asylum-seekers heading for cold climates continue to need gently used winter clothes, shoes, backpacks and tote bags. We will be in the upper UUCP parking lot again on January 16 from noon-2pm. We hope to see you there! Buying much-needed items from the Welcome Center Amazon wish list is another way to contribute. Thank you!
Thanks to all the folks who brought winter clothes to UUCP last Sunday. We collected 10 big bags of winter clothes, plus 3 bags of other items. We took all of it to the Welcome Center on Monday morning, and within two hours, it was almost all given to grateful asylum-seekers heading for cold climates.
Phoenix Welcome Center Donations Sweatshirts, coats, jackets, gloves, hats and other clothes are desperately needed at the Phoenix Welcome Center. Asylum-seekers arrive with only the clothes on their backs and many are heading to cold climates to await asylum hearings. Please bring your much-needed giveaways to UUCP’s upper parking lot on Sunday, January 2, from