Cleaning Up Arizona's Roadways

Posted on October 21, 2016 • Category: Water, Forests & Open Spaces

By Zackary Moran-Norris

Whether it's on a t-shirt or on a sign along a Valley highway, chances are that you’ve heard or seen the slogan “Don’t Trash Arizona.”

Don’t Trash Arizona was established in 2006 as a public awareness initiative to reduce roadway littering through education, awareness and behavioral change. 

The program was created through a partnership between the Maricopa Association of Governments and the Arizona Department of Transportation because of the lack of highway litter cleanup programs…

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Beyond Route 66

Posted on October 19, 2016 • Category: Community Involvement

By Mindy Riesenberg

Kingman, Arizona evokes thoughts of Route 66 – the road and the song. But many travelers drive right past it on I-40 or just stop right off the Interstate only to grab a burger and keep on going. What they may not realize is that Kingman has become a hotbed of activity, with vineyards, restaurants and events all near other well-known attractions, like Las Vegas, Lake Mead and of course, Route 66. 


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Demystifying College Admission

Posted on October 5, 2016 • Category: College Going

By Zackary Moran-Norris

Nearly 600 participants, including students from all Tucson Unified School District high schools, recently gathered for the first event held by a new citywide initiative called Focus on the Future, a project of Family University.

Lori Riegel, one of the co-founders of the program, said the idea is to make higher education more accessible by equipping students and families with the knowledge of navigating the process of applying to colleges. 

“All the information is out…

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