Social Justice


woman loads sheep skin into truck bed
Native Americans Turn to Traditional Farming as COVID Decimates Food Supply

The pandemic led to an initiative that provides Navajos with sheep to raise and the means to start their own gardens.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
Maricopa County Reverses Policy on Anti-Gay Adoptions

The policy was put in place by former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery after a state law legalized gay marriage in 2015.

school resource officer looking students in cafeteria
ACLU Leader: We Need Counselors, Not Cops

Arizona's student-to-counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, with only one counselor for every 905 students.

school resource officer walking down school hallway
This School District Finally Decided to Not Have SROs on Campus

The Phoenix Union High School District announced it will not renew its contract with the police to provide school resource officers in its buildings.

Photo by Matt York, Associated Press.
This North Phoenix Street Is Finally Losing Its Derogatory Name

The city of Phoenix has begun the process to change the name of a road that uses a demeaning term for indigenous Native American women.

Headshot of Alicia Navarro
It’s Almost Been a Year Since Alicia Navarro Went Missing From Her Glendale Home. No One Knows Where She Is.

“If this would have been JonBenét Ramsey or a blonde-headed little girl, I feel like the media would put this on the news every damn day."

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.