Institutes of Public Life reach thousands
The Arizona Institute for Public Life has educated hundreds of people
at the Arizona State Capitol during the current legislative session.
The next round of this growing educational movement
has begun in congregations, schools, non-profits and homes.
Sessions include the following categories: Healthcare;
Eldercare; Education; Children and Youth;
Work, Wages and Benefits; Fair
and Adequate Taxation; and
Clean Elections, plus other current issues.
To learn about
the schedule of Institutes of Public Life near you,
click CONTACT for information about how to reach
an Arizona Interfaith Network organization.
Two hundred clergy and leaders from across Arizona
participate in the Capitol Institute on Immigration
at the St. Matthew Catholic Church Parish Hall on April 19, 2004.
Carlos Flores Vizcarra, Consul General of Mexico,
addressing the workshop on The Border, with Reverend John Fife,
Southside Presbyterian Church, Tucson.
Former Senate Minority Leader Alfredo Gutierrez addresses
a workshop on the proposed Protect Arizona Now initiative
and its negative implications for all Arizonans, but especially immigrants.
Leaders from five immigrant service centers share ideas and strategies in their workshop.
Luis Heredia, Yuma County Interfaith Sponsoring Committee leader,
introduces youth from Yuma County after they closed the Convocation
on Immigration with a skit highlighting the challenges
faced by youth when both parents must work long hours.