Tucson Arizona

UNDIVIDED (a documentary): 3 Communities, 1 Struggle

The film UNDIVIDED presents a fresh perspective on the issue of immigration. The 30 minute documentary invites viewers into three very different communities located in Tucson, Arizona; Washington D.C.; and Oakland, California.


Biking Beyond Bigotry Launches in Arizona

The Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization based in Chicago, is sponsoring a bicycle speaking tour on wheels, called Biking Beyond Bigotry. Over the course of the next week ten environmentalists from across the nation will pedal … Continued


Sarah Palin and the Pied Pipers of Political Violence

It’s only been four days since the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Giffords of Arizona and already the rightist spin machine is operating at full throttle.  As calls for civility grow, the American public must also remind those practicing the politics … Continued


Fear Resonates in the Eyes of Arizona’s Latino Residents

The following article is one of a series of accounts from students who recently returned  from Arizona. They were part of a delegation that spent a week touring the state amid  the enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center … Continued


Indigenous Peoples Take a Stand Against Senate Bill 1070

86 years after the Indian Citizenship Act, indigenous communities are challenging the notion of what it is to be a U.S. citizen. In June of 1924 the U.S. Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act. Controversial for its time, the Act … Continued