“The speakers include Councilman Steve Kozachik and Jeannette Mare, someone from the Jewish History Museum, Black community, Muslim community, Bishop, Richard Elias (District 5 Pima County Supervisor), Sacred Space (contemplative), Mary DeCamp, Chief of Police Chris Magnus, LGBT community.” – per Steve K. He is a 2 term Councilman representing Ward 6, and is up for re-election in Nov. 2017.
More from Steve’s 8/21/17 newsletter: “Through Jeannette Mare’s Ben’s Bells Project, Tucson is the epicenter of showing that we as a community are built on the ethos of kindness. M&C has demonstrated that through policy, such as adopting the Charter for Compassion.
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REVIVE CIVILITY TUCSON
THURSDAY, APRIL 20 AT 5:00PM – 7:00PM | FREE ADMISSION at Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson
Now more than ever, citizens of our country are grappling with how to interact with the “other side.” Our current crisis in polarization is leading to mistrust, anger and alienation. It threatens the very fabric of our democracy.
“Our City is a shining light though: Tucson is leading the way for the country in showing how civility brings out the best in us and how it transforms the way we live and connect with each other.
Mayor Rothschild has signed a Proclamation declaring May 2017 as Tucson’s Revive Civility Month. The Mayor, in partnership with the League of Women’s Voters of Greater Tucson, Ben’s Bells, and the University of Arizona’s National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD) is inviting the community to engage in activities to promote civility throughout Tucson.
Come to The Loft Cinema to learn and discuss how we can revive civility together- to make our community a better place to live, and to lead the way for our nation.”
Press release from Watershed Management Group Inc. (photos courtesy of WMG):
Arizonans Make Water at Top Cause on Arizona Gives Day
Watershed Management Group earns top honor and big prize for second year running on Arizona Gives Day.
Yesterday Arizonans donated to support charities throughout the state for the 2nd annual Arizona Gives Day. Water rose to the top as an essential issue with Tucson-based Watershed Management Group coming in 2nd place in the Most Dollars Raised category, beating out many larger organizations.