PCIC

Arizona IAF, JobPath, Workforce Development, accountability assembly

PCI Secures Council Pledges to Double JobPath Funding

Monday, July 31, 2017
Tucson.com

125 Pima County Interfaith resident leaders of Ward 3 Tucson assembled and secured commitments from primary candidates Felicia Chew, Paul Durham and Tom Tronsdal.  The session was organized by Pima County Interfaith Civic Education Organization, Southern Arizona Interfaith (SAI) and Literacy Connects.

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Community Organizing in Tucson, SPICE, Neighborhood Safety, Arizona IAF

Southern Arizona Interfaith Passes SPICE Ordinance in Tucson

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Arizona Daily Star & Tucson News Now

Fresh from a state legislative victory allowing the criminalization of SPICE, Southern Arizona Interfaith leaders succeeded in persuading local policy makers to pass a city ordinance against the nasty synthetic drug.  Tucson City councilmembers listened intently as leader Christina Crawford described how SPICE gave her son seizures and spasms, and as Msgr.

PCIC

JobPath, Workforce Development, living wages, Kevin Courtney

PCIC Leverages 16% Increase in County Funding for Job Training

Sunday, August 7, 2016
Arizona Daily Star

After a campaign that included educating County Supervisors about the economic (and life) impact of JobPath workforce development program, leaders of Pima County Interfaith won a 16% increase in funding for the program, from $423 thousand to $500 thousand.

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Rev. Paul Buckwalter, PCIC Co-Founder, Episcopal Minister, AIN

PCIC Co-Founder Remembered for Confronting Those in Power

Friday, February 19, 2016
Arizona Daily Star

The Rev. Paul W. Buckwalter came to Tucson to broaden one church’s community involvement.

In doing so, he changed Tucson....

PCIC

JobPath, Bond election, Workforce Development, Pima County

PCICEO Educates Pastors on on Pima County Bonds

Thursday, October 8, 2015
New Vision

Bishop Kicanas fires off a powerful volley in a friendly competition between Pima Community Colleges and religious leaders of PCIC-CEO in Arizona....

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community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Tucson, 25th Anniversary

PCIC Celebrates 25 Years of Battles and Success in Tucson, Arizona

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tucson News Now - FOX 11

Over 250 leaders of Pima County Interfaith Council (PCIC)convened at St. Phillips in the Hills to celebrate 25 years of success.

PCIC

Communtiy Organizing in Arizona, Arizona IAF, Bishop Kicanas, Bishop Talmage, Bishop Kirk Smith, PCIC, AIN, VIP, Yuma County Interfaith

Catholic, Lutheran, Episcopal Bishops Urge Tucson Clergy to Work for Good

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The New Vision Online

Congregations of faith can work together for the common good of the greater community, said several bishops to a crowd of 60 new and recently transferred clergy in Tucson....

PCIC

JobPath, community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Tucson, Kevin Courtney, Workforce Develoment

JobPath's Design as 'Bridge Out of Poverty' is Durable

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Arizona Daily Star

After PCIC leaders heard the stories of families during a massive listening campaign, they researched ways to address the need for good-paying jobs and created JobPath to provide financially-assisted education, hands-on guidance during the academic career and assistance with job placement upon graduation...

PCIC

community organizing in Arizona, immigration organizing, Bishop Kikanes, Bishop Smith

Arizona Bishops & Clergy Strategize for Immigration Reform

Friday, March 8, 2013
Episcopal Diocese of Arizona

75 bishops and clergy from Lutheran, Jewish, Presbyterian, Catholic, Episcopal and Methodist faiths strategized on the future of immigration reform at an ecumenical gathering.

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