Together We Win!

September 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rialto Theatre, Tucson
318 E Congress St
Tucson, AZ 85701

“This evening of music, food, and fun aims to connect people with others who wish to create positive change through the ballot box. Join your neighbors at the Together We Win party to unite for positive change in Arizona in November. Admission is free! Invite your friends and family. Let’s do this, Southern Arizona! #REDforED #YESon207 #INVESTinED#OutlawDirtyMoney #No305 #BlueWave

Special guests include:
Gubernatorial candidates Steve Farley, Kelly Fryer, and David Garcia

Musical Acts include:

Mariachi Aztlán de Pueblo High School
The Wayback Machine
Santa Pachita
This will be the line-up for the bands.

3 responses to “Together We Win!

  1. MC David Fitzsimmons welcomed the crowd of about 250 people, introduced first musical group Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo HS, followed by Moms Demand Action speaker Pat Maisch who said “Vote them out” regarding those who don’t believe in gun safety laws. Then Outlaw Dirty $ advocate Stephanie O’Leary spoke of their new posse to track dirty $ ads. Songwriter Joyce Luna took the stage singing a song against gun violence with a Women Machine group, followed by the WayBack Machine singing resistance songs. Then educator Kendra Speech advocated voting, activism, donating $ to the causes; followed by immigration attorney Isabel Garcia on workers/people’s rights. Red for Ed educator Wes Osbourne and a woman special ed teacher told the audience to vote No on Prop 305 and to vote for pro public ed candidates. Statewide candidate Kathy Hoffman, running for Supe of Public Instruction energized the teachers in the theater. Santa Pachita played their Latin fusion sounds (trumpets, trombone, sax, drums, guitars) before 2 Steve Farley supporters came up, with AJ Flick reading Steve’s statement to “never give up”, then Kelly Fryer spoke of the “crooks” in the AZ Government and gave her support to Dr. Garcia. Keynote speaker David Garcia energized the crowd talking about his working class Arizona background in Mesa, that he was “in this fight for public ed”, to “invest in the future of education”, that he had served his country in the military, not served ice cream (as Gov. Ducey had). Attending today were a # of Dem officials and candidates: LD 9 Senate candidate Victoria Steele, Reps. Randy Friese and Pam Powers Hannley, LD 10 Rep. Kirsten Engel, and candidate Domingo DeGrazia, TUSD Bd. members Adelita Grijalva and Kristel Foster and candidate Leila Counts, Tucson Councilman Paul Cunningham, his wife Alisa (JP candidate), former Councilmembers Karin Uhlich and Molly McKasson, Amphi School Bd. member-elect Matt Kopec, candidate Gary Harrison for Superior Court Clerk, ret. JP Carmen Dolny, PCC Governing Bd. member Mark Hanna. Tables represented were Planned Parenthood of AZ, Red for Ed, Outlaw Dirty $, Moms Demand Action, Dem Party, Mi Familia Vota.Also attending were CD 2 candidates (who lost in the primary) Billy Kovacs, Dr. Matt Heinz and Bruce Wheeler. Together we can win.

  2. Mariachi Aztlán de Pueblo High School
    The Wayback Machine
    Santa Pachita
    This will be the line-up for the bands.

    • Carolyn Classen

      thanks Aspen for the update, which I added to the original calendar listing. This sounds like quite an event.

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