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Black Organizing Project Youth Leader Imani Snodgrass advocating for equal rights during their car caravan in early June. Community members visited the homes of Oakland school board members to urge them to support removing police from schools. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Sin Photography/Black Organizing Project)
This Group Has Been Fighting to Remove Cops From Schools for Over a Decade

The Phoenix Union High School District is considering joining with districts nationwide in ending its contract to have police officers on campus.

Guy Phillips standing in front of boarded-up businesses
Pretty Much Everyone Is Now Calling for This Councilman’s Resignation Over ‘Despicable’ George Floyd Comments

Scottsdale City Councilman Guy Phillips was also rebuked in March for sharing misinformation about COVID-19.

Tucson mayor standing next to police chief as he speaks at podium
The Tucson Police Chief Offered to Resign Over a Man Dying in Custody. The Mayor Said No.

The chief offered his resignation a day after the death went public. The city council and city manager would have to approve resignation.

person holding sign calling for LGBTQ rights in crowd outside of Supreme Court
The Supreme Court Ruling Didn’t Fix These LGBTQ Discrimination Loopholes

Despite the Supreme Court recently strengthening LGBTQ protections in the workplace, healthcare discrimination is still possible in Arizona.

SRO locks school gate
While The Push to Defund Phoenix Police Grows Stronger, Activists Want Officers Out of Schools

In addition to community demands that cities defund the police, students are asking district leaders to remove officers from campuses.

Memorial to Confederate soldiers outside Arizona's Capitol building
Why Does Arizona Have Eight Confederate Memorials? Here’s Where They Are.

Worldwide protests against racial injustice have renewed the debate over why some states still display memorials to the Confederate States of America.