Agitate the legislature on Wednesday, May 15th, at 10 am in Phoenix at a pro Medicaid Expansion rally. Gov. Brewer, Arizona Interfaith Network leaders and supporters of Medicaid expansion will try to break through the legislative logjam to free federal funding for medical insurance for roughly 300,000 low-income Arizonans. Here's a link to the site that estimates the number and demographics of the uninsured in each geographic area...http://www.enrollamerica.org/maps
Celebrate the largest ever class of JobPath graduates on Wednesday, May 15th, at 6:00 pm at Temple Emanu-El located at 225 N. Country Club (just north of Broadway). If you have never been to one of these, you should! It’s a joyous occasion with children, spouses, parents and tios marking a key step from poverty to living wage employment.. Pastor Steve Springer from Dove of Peace Lutheran will offer the invocation and Dr. Sylvia Lee, new PCC Board of Managers member, will give the keynote.
Agitate the County Bond Committee on Thursday, May 30th, at 8:00 am at the Hotel Tucson Center City located at 445 N. Granada (behind the C of C off St. Mary’s just east of I-10. PCIC leaders will be joined by Literacy Connects, JobPath, the Coalition for Sonora Desert Conservation, advocates for affordable housing and neighborhood reinvestment, and County Supervisor Richard Elias. They will be proposing the inclusion in the 2014 County Bond of a $6 million building to serve the needs of Literacy Connects and JobPath and other community needs. Organized people means power; we need you!