Stories tagged: "Phoenix City Council"


Still from "The Street Project"
Documentary Highlights Traffic Violence in Phoenix

A new documentary called "The Street Project" examines traffic violence in Phoenix.

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‘There Is More to It:’ Shelter Worker on Phoenix’s Growing Tent City

More than 600 people stay in downtown Phoenix's homeless shelter every night—and hundreds more sleep in tents on the streets surrounding the shelter.

(Photo by Steve Carr)
New Phoenix Shelter Opens as Summer Heat Approaches

A new 6,300 square-foot homeless shelter in downtown Phoenix will house up to 100 people overnight, and will be equipped with showers, restrooms, and air conditioning.

mural that says "I Am Black History"
Artists Hope Black History Mural Project in Phoenix ‘Educates, Inspires, Uplifts’

The Shining Light Foundation started the Black History Mural Project last year to educate and empower Arizonans.

downtown Phoenix skyline with hazy sky
Here’s a Breakdown of Phoenix’s Climate Action Plan

The Phoenix Climate Action Plan focuses on two critical goals to achieve by 2050: reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resiliency.

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Federal COVID Relief Money Will Bring Free Wi-Fi to Phoenix School Districts

CARES Act funding will provide free Wi-Fi to 250,000 families who have students in 13 Phoenix school districts.

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Phoenix Is Now The Largest City In America With A Female Mayor, Majority-Female City Council

On Monday, Mayor Kate Gallego and four female Phoenix council members were sworn into office at Steele Indian School Park.