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Here are the 2022 Phoenix Business Journal Best Places to Work finalists

Posted on November 02, 2022 • Category: Story
By Greg Barr – Editor in Chief, Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona Daily Star: Arizona candidates need to heed voters’ voices

Posted on October 25, 2022 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

KTAR The Think Tank: Sybil Francis joins Mike O'Neil to discuss the results of the Arizona Voters' Agenda survey

Posted on October 22, 2022 • Category: Story
By Mike O'Neil – The Think Tank - KTAR 92.3 FM

Arizona Horizon: The Center and HighGround conducts Arizona Voters' Agenda Survey

Posted on October 10, 2022
By Ted Simons – Arizona Horizon

KTAR Arizona’s Morning News: Sybil Francis shares data on the Arizona Voters’ Agenda survey findings about how likely voters feel about the election.

Posted on October 07, 2022 • Category: Story
By Arizona’s Morning News with Jim and Jayme – KTAR News 92.3 FM

Arizona Capitol Times: Most Arizona voters say elections are fair and secure

Posted on October 07, 2022 • Category: Story
By Kiera Riley – Arizona Capitol Times

New poll clarifies issues Arizonans care about ahead of the mid-terms

Posted on October 04, 2022 • Category: Story
By Sasha Hupka – Arizona Republic - USA TODAY NETWORK

The Think Tank Host Mike O'Neil discuses the Arizona Voter's Agenda with Sybil Francis and Paul Bentz

Posted on August 27, 2022 • Category: Story
By Mike O'Neil – Host of The Think Tank, KTAR News 92.3FM

What matters to Arizona voters might surprise you

Posted on August 07, 2022 • Category: Story
By Brahm Resnik – Sunday Square Off - 12 News

Arizona Daily Star: 6 things for Arizona voters to keep in mind

Posted on July 13, 2022 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Arizona Republic: Thinking about sitting out the election? Ask this first

Thinking about sitting out the primary election? Ask these 6 questions first

Posted on July 11, 2022 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona,

Arizona Republic: 'We do have things in common': New poll shows what Arizona voters agree on

Posted on July 08, 2022 • Category: News Release
By Sasha Hupka – Reach Reporter, Arizona Republic

KJZZ The Show: Sybil Francis' interview with Steve Goldstein on Arizona Voters’ Agenda

Posted on June 25, 2022 • Category: Story
By Steve Goldstein – Host of The Show, KJZZ 91.5

Arizona Horizon: What do voters want?

Posted on June 20, 2022 • Category: Story

Survey shows election campaigns don’t address issues voters care about

Posted on June 10, 2022
By Kyra Haas – Arizona Capitol Times

Arizona Capitol Times: What Arizonans want in our election system

Posted on June 03, 2022 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Arizona Department of Education is Using American Rescue Plan Funds to Help School Communities in Need

Posted on May 20, 2022 • Category: News Release
By David Gordon – AZ Government, Education

CFA To Bring High Impact Civic Education Initiative to Students Statewide Thanks to Support from The Steele Foundation

Posted on March 22, 2022
By Heather Thornton – Director, Strategic Marketing + Communications, Center for the Future of Arizona

Actions Advancing The Arizona We Want

Posted on March 21, 2022
By Jacey West – Marketing and Communicaitons Coordinator, Center for the Future of Arizona

Supporting Arizona’s Future

Every gift to CFA is an investment in the long-term success of our state

Posted on March 15, 2022
By Larissa Durkin – Graduate Research Assistant, Center for the Future of Arizona

Arizona Capitol Times - Wanted: Candidates who will listen to what matters most to all voters

Posted on February 25, 2022 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Strengthening Arizona’s Workforce to Build The Arizona We Want

Posted on February 24, 2022
By Jacey West – Center for the Future of Arizona

Join our executive leadership training program this spring!

Beat the Odds School Leadership Academy

Posted on February 02, 2022
By Jacey West – Center for the Future of Arizona

Arizona Daily Star: How to turn election coverage into a hot, nutritious meal

Posted on January 07, 2022 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Updated AZ Education Progress Meter Data Show P-20 Pandemic Impact

Posted on January 06, 2022
By Center for the Future of Arizona

azcentral: How do we get Arizona's governor candidates to talk about issues that matter?

Posted on December 27, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Increasing civic engagement through School Participatory Budgeting

Posted on November 10, 2021 • Category: Impact Stories
By Jacey West – Center for the Future of Arizona

New program aims to put K-12 students on career path

Posted on November 05, 2021
By Alexandra Pere – Inside Tucson Business

Catch the Replay: CFA Morning Scoop with Arizona Capitol Times Civic Engagement and Elections

Posted on November 02, 2021
By CFA Morning Scoop – Arizona Capitol Times

Arizona Daily Sun

Coconino Voices: Yes, indeed, climate change hits close to home

Posted on October 21, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

The Education We Want for the Future of Arizona with Amanda Burke

Posted on October 05, 2021 • Category: Story
By Ronald Beghetto – Host, Learning Futures

Arizona Capitol Times: Clean energy means more jobs, not fewer

Posted on September 24, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Morning Scoop: Does Arizona Have a Sustainable Future?

Posted on September 23, 2021 • Category: Story
By Morning Scoop – Arizona Capital Times

Where Have The Workers Gone?

Valley companies pivot, offer more benefits to attract employees amid continued labor shortages

Posted on September 03, 2021
By Michael McDaniel – Contributing writer, Phoenix Business Journal

Asking the Right Questions: What Texas and Arizona Can Tell Us About the Country

Posted on August 31, 2021
By Duke Reiter – Founder, Ten Across

KJZZ 91.5:

Pandemic Spurs Arizona Workers To Seek Higher-Quality Jobs

Posted on August 09, 2021 • Category: Story
By Steve Goldstein – Host of The Show, 91.5 KJZZ

azcentral: No one wants to work anymore? That's not true. They just want a quality job

Posted on August 08, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Arizona Daily Star:

Arizonans, and Tucsonans, agree on what's needed for stronger, brighter future

Posted on July 24, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Morning Scoop: What's Next for Expanding Healthcare in Arizona?

Posted on June 10, 2021 • Category: Story
By Morning Scoop – Arizona Capital Times

Arizona Capitol Times: Where Arizonans agree, leaders should follow

Posted on June 03, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Still waiting to get vaccinated? We won't shame you. But please hear this good news.

Posted on May 20, 2021 • Category: Story
By Editorial Board – Arizona Republic

Arizona's Beat the Odds principal training program proves "leadership matters"

Posted on May 18, 2021 • Category: Story
By Victoria Harker – Author, Chamber Business News

Phoenix Business Journal: Gallup Arizona Survey shows Arizonans agree on more than we think

Posted on May 14, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Arizona Survey Finds Consensus in Politically Divided State

Posted on May 11, 2021 • Category: Story
By Steve Crabtree – Senior Editor and Research Analyst, Gallup

Tipping Point: An Agenda for Arizona's Future

Posted on April 29, 2021
By Zach Yentzer – Host, Tipping Point, 1030 KVOI AM The Voice

Statement from Dr. Sybil Francis, CFA President & CEO

Today’s Signing of H.B. 2862 Into Law by Governor Ducey Advances Learner-Centered Education

Posted on April 28, 2021 • Category: News Release
By Sybil Francis, Ph.D. – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

azcentral: Arizonans want a better future, and (surprisingly?) we agree on how to get it

Posted on April 25, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

How divided are Arizonans on major issues? Not very, new survey finds

Posted on April 21, 2021
By Rachel Leingang – Reporter, Arizona Republic

'The Arizona We Want' Survey Shows Pandemic's Impact On Arizonans' Aspirations

Posted on April 21, 2021 • Category: Story
By Steve Goldstein – Host of The Show, KJZZ 91.5

Bill gives schools flexibility in meeting needs of each student

Posted on March 29, 2021 • Category: Story
By Greta Forslund – Arizona Capitol Times

Arizona Daily Star: Give students a piece of school's budget & they learn to be civic leaders

Posted on March 29, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis – opinion contributor, Center for the Future of Arizona

Center for the Future of Arizona Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Posted on March 12, 2021 • Category: News Release

Arizona Capitol Times:

What Arizonans want in our election system

Posted on February 11, 2021 • Category: Op-Ed

It's time to change the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine

Posted on January 17, 2021
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

GALLUP: Value of Medical Messengers Seen in Arizona Poll on Vaccines

Posted on January 15, 2021 • Category: Story
By Steve Crabtree and RJ Reinhart – GALLUP

School Leadership is Critical to Arizona’s Future Success

Posted on December 21, 2020 • Category: Story

Arizona Capitol Times:

Investment in civics education builds strong communities

Posted on December 04, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis

azcentral:

Great principals don't just happen. Here's how Arizona is growing them

Posted on December 02, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Fred DuVal, Amanda Burke and Kaitlin Harrier, opinion contributors

KJZZ 91.5:

What do younger Arizonans want and need to make this state their home?

Posted on November 11, 2020 • Category: Story
By Mark Brodie

Arizona Daily Star:

Great Schools Need Great Leaders

Posted on November 09, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

azcentral:

Students are learning less amid the pandemic, but schools aren't just wringing their hands

Posted on October 25, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

CEO Update: Summer 2020

Posted on July 24, 2020 • Category: News Release

Arizona Daily Star:

Broadband internet access should be considered a utility service

Posted on July 19, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

Arizona Capitol Times:

COVID-19 exposed Arizona’s digital divide

Posted on July 17, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis

azcentral:

Retail workers are essential. Here's how Arizona can make this work more attractive

Posted on July 05, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

Phoenix Business Journal:

Thousands of new data points to help direct Arizona's future on jobs, economy and more

Posted on June 12, 2020 • Category: Story
By Angela Gonzales – Senior Reporter, Phoenix Business Journal

Our future:

The Arizona We Want

Posted on June 06, 2020 • Category: News Release
By Sybil Francis, Ph.D. – President & CEO, Center for the Future of Arizona

Broadening the Path:

Design Principles for Middle Grades CTE

Posted on May 31, 2020 • Category: Story

Center for the Future of Arizona Launches AZRetailCareers.com

Posted on April 15, 2020 • Category: News Release

azcentral:

How will life change after COVID-19? Believe it or not, some things could get better

Posted on April 05, 2020 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

Arizona Horizon:

Participatory Budgeting in Schools Growing to 40K Students

Posted on March 23, 2020 • Category: Story
By Ted Simons – Arizona Horizon

Arizona Capitol Times Morning Scoop: Broadband Expansion in AZ

Posted on February 21, 2020 • Category: Story

Arizona Horizon:

Beat The Odds Leadership Academy

Posted on February 06, 2020 • Category: Story

Center for the Future of Arizona Announces Expanded Leadership Team

Posted on December 04, 2019 • Category: News Release

azcentral:

Arizona's air quality is getting worse and making people sick. Here's how we solve it

Posted on October 28, 2019 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

Possible Futures in Action

Posted on October 17, 2019 • Category: Story

Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Grant Announcement

Posted on October 14, 2019 • Category: News Release

azcentral:

Too many millennial college grads are leaving Arizona. How do we keep them?

Posted on June 29, 2019 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

azcentral:

If we knew this about water and broadband, would we make different choices?

Posted on March 03, 2019 • Category: Op-Ed
By Sybil Francis, opinion contributor

Dream Big Arizona Event Recap

Posted on March 02, 2019 • Category: Story

A House Called Tomorrow

Posted on February 28, 2019 • Category: Story

Move On When Ready Training

Posted on September 06, 2018 • Category: Story