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Step Up and Speak Out!

The state of Arizona has been a staunch supporter of direct democracy since its forming, but its survival depends on our actions. 

The right to petition the government—the Citizens’ Initiative—is a fundamental expression of that process, and two important initiatives need your signature NOW to qualify for the ballot. Unfortunately, both the AZ Supreme Court and Federal Court have denied attempts to allow safe, secure online signature gathering, so we’re supporting events that respect proper sanitary procedures–including masks, hand sanitizer, and personal distancing.   
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Please see below for signature events happening around the state. 
SATURDAY JUNE 13

Arizona Democratic Party HQ, 2910 N Central Ave, Phoenix, 9:30am-1:30pm (sign, pick up, or turn in)
Glendale Sign & Notarize, 4916 W Joyce Cir, Glendale, 9am-noon
Prescott Drive-Thru Signing, 1555 Iron Springs Rd, Prescott, 11:30am-1:30pm, DAILY
Mesa Driveway Signing, 2142 N Glenview, Mesa, 8-11am
Avondale Friendship Park, 12325 W McDowell, Avondale, 9:30am-1:30pm
Tucson Rincon Congregational Church, 122 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson, 9:30am-1:30pm




FOR MANY MORE SIGNING OPPORTUNITIES, VISIT INDIVISIBLE ARIZONA AND SAVE OUR SCHOOLS ARIZONA

The Second Chances initiative couldn’t be more timely – it reforms non-violent sentencing and invests in stronger rehabilitation programs so that millions of Arizona tax dollars can be reinvested in our public schools and our communities. This is an important first step toward dismantling the institutional racism that plagues our justice system. 

Invest in Ed will add $900 million in new money for Arizona students every single year – that’s almost a thousand dollars per child. Schools all over the state will finally be able to afford smaller class sizes, instructional aides, and the resources that they’ve been deprived of for so long. 
 
When good people don’t vote, bad politicians win. The AZ Roots Politics Calendar is your gateway to Civil Rights and Progressive politics across Arizona, connecting you to hundreds of AZ’s most proactive Grassroots & Democratic organizers. What do you care about? Find your community, find your cause @ AZRoots.info Copyright © 2020 Civic Engagement Beyond Voting, All rights reserved.
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