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Micro Mania

Join us for micro- Mania! This first Friday event is a one of a kind community and culturally focused event with story telling, Jazz, and delicious decolonized food. The night begins with micro-fictions from the Alejandro Zambra hosted, How to Forget how to Write Fiction workshop participants. This portion includes an intermission by the Jazz […]

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Community Celebration & Next Steps

Celebrate the completion of the Food Hub Feasibility Study with food, drink, & merriment! Student Activity: 1pm-3pm All-Community Celebration: 5pm-8pm

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7th Annual Kickoff Conference: Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem

Registration is now open for this year’s Arizona SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference, “Building the Arizona STEM Ecosystem,” where we will kick-off the 7th season of Arizona’s SciTech Festival! The Summit will be held at the Mesa Arts Center on August 31st from 7:45am to 4:00pm. What makes this conference so unique is the diversity of […]

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Arizona Rural Policy Forum

Save the date! Ticketing information and agenda coming soon. The 2017 Rural Policy Forum will connect rural economic development professionals, nonprofits, community leaders, business owners, and other rural stakeholders who are interested in sustaining rural communities. Our goal will be to hear strategies from national experts as well as learn about success stories from around […]

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Starting Fresh: Back-to-School

This event is open to women in the community looking for the opportunity to network and find assistance with going to school. Whether you are looking for a vocational program, community college, or university, this event will help you to make informed decisions about your education

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GrowHouse 2.0 Volunteer Day

The sunflowers have begun to blossom and we need your help prepping the field and the grounds for our big dinner on June 4. We’ll be spreading mulch, weeding, watering, hanging string lights, painting, and more! Mark your calendar for garden days this Spring/Summer: Summer Garden Days: June 3, July 22 Fall begins on August […]

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Seeds of Change™ Grant Program Awards $310,000

Congratulations to the winners, and their communities.  Focused on organic seeds, and nutritious foods, Seeds of Change gave away $310,000 in grants to 12 community gardens and 12 school gardens. See the list of recipients and learn more about the organization here.

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Bridging Education and the Workforce for Strong Communities

To address a number of topics pertaining to development issues, specifically in the context of rural communities. Topics will rotate on a monthly basis with new speakers, examples, and ideas coming from all corners of the state. This month’s topic will be investigating the relationship of education and the workforce. One keynote factor to economic […]

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Lunch with a Mission

Enjoy WildFlower Bread Company soup in a bread bowl, salad, drink and a cookie! Monday, Jan 30 – Friday, Feb 3, 11:30 – 1:30 Suggested donation $10 – more is gretly appreciated! All proceeds benefit Tempe Agencies that help the homeless: Salvation Army, CARE 7, Community Bridges, I-HELP

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