Local Events

  • Monday, January 21 – 8:00am to 3:00pm: Annual MLK March & Celebration @ The Bridges in UA Tech Park to Reid Park. Begins at MLK Way at The Bridges in the UofA Tech Park (S. Kino Parkway and 36th Street), march to Reid Park, Demeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Alvernon Way. Celebration in the park 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Rescheduled to Jan 28 Monday, January 21 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Jeremey Lasher – 2018 DCCC National Canvass Director” at Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Tuesday, January 22 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm: “Teaching in Arizona” Screening at The Loft. A FREE film screening of TEACHING IN ARIZONA and a panel discussion with the filmmaker, Lisa Molomot, and the three featured teachers from the film. The Loft Cinema (3233 E Speedway Blvd).
  • Tuesday, January 22 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: LD9 Democrats Monthly Meeting. Water of Life Community Metropolitan Church (3269 N Mountain Ave).
  • Wednesday, January 23 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd).
  • Wednesday, January 23 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm: Climate & Arizona: A Panel & Public Hearing. The Stand Together Arizona Training and Advocacy Center’s Operation Haboob is bringing together a panel of global and micro-local experts from our backyard to talk about climate. YWCA (525 N Bonita Ave).
  • Wednesday, January 23 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: January meeting of the Pima County Young Democrats. We will be hearing from Sierra Yamanaka who is running for ADP DNC Member and Pat Burns who is running for ADP First Vice Chair! We’ll also be discussing how our elections will run in the February meeting and updating our bylaws. PCDP HQ (4639 E 1st St)
  • Thursday, January 24 – 4:00pm to 6:00pm: Stop Rosemont Rally and Informational Picket. Rally and Informational picket in response to the proposed Rosemont mine, which would to drain the water in the Santa Ritas and dump toxic tailings in creeks and streams that compose the watershed for Pima County. (5255 E Williams Cir).
  • Thursday, January 24 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Arizona Civics 101 & RTS Training. Greer Warren (LD10 PC and board member) will present Arizona Civics 101, followed by a training in the Arizona Legislature Request to Speak (RTS) system, given by Meg Pradelt. The RTS system allows citizens to voice opinions about pending legislation (bills) in committee. Martha Cooper Library (1377 N Catalina Ave).
  • Thursday, January 24 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm: Tucson’s Criminal Factory: The Criminalization of Migrants. Join the ACLU of Arizona and Etherton Gallery for a panel discussion on the criminialization of migrants. Hear from attorney’s Billy Peard from the ACLU of Arizona, Yendi Castillo from Castillo Law and Isabel Garcia from Coalición de Derechos Humanos. Etherton Gallery (135 S 6th Ave)
  • Friday, January 25 – 8:30am to 11:00am: Trade Relationships with Canada, Mexico and China: Challenges and Opportunities. Speaker David A. Gantz (Professor U of A Rogers College of Law) presented by Tucson Great Decisions. Must purchase ticket in advance at link. Viscount Suite Hotel (4855 E. Broadway).
  • Saturday, January 26 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm: Learn about the problem of mass incarceration. Learn how you can be apart of the solution to the problem of mass incarceration, and how it affects our young and our families. LUCHA Tucson (2424 E Broadway Blvd).
  • Saturday, January 26 – 2:00pm to 5:00pm: Know Your Rights for Activists and Organizers. An intensive training structured to build our collective knowledge and skills to increase the security of individuals and political organizing groups. This training will include a Know Your Rights session and cover security culture, the various ways we are facing state repression (Grand Juries, SLAPP Suits, RICO) and how to effectively combat it. Hosted by No More Deaths/No Más Muertes and Civil Liberties Defense Center at Alliance for Global Justice (225 E 26th St).
  • Sunday, January 27 – 1:30pm to 4:00pm: Free “Dark Money” Screening & Panel Discussion. Watch Tucson’s first free screening of “Dark Money”, an award-winning documentary by Kimberly Reed exposing political corruption in Montana. Then stay for Tucson’s first “Dark Money” after screening Q&A panel discussion including Terry Goddard, David Eppihimer, and Chris Weber. Summit Ridge Community Church (505 W Hardy Rd).
  • Monday, January 28 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Jeremey Lasher – 2018 DCCC National Canvass Director” at Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Tuesday, January 29 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm: History of US Resettlement Program & Models around the world. The International Rescue Committee in Tucson launches a seven-part Refugee Resettlement Lecture Series. In this month’s lecture, come learn about the history of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program and Resettlement Models from Around the World. Murphy-Wilmot Library (530 N Wilmot).
  • Tuesday, January 29 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm: Maria en Tierra de Nadie: Free Film Screening & Panel. A free screening of Marcela Zamora’s film Maria en tierra de nadie (Maria in Nobody’s Land), a documentary film that follows a group of three Central American women who travel through Mexico to the United States border. The Loft Cinema (3233 E Speedway Blvd).
  • Saturday, February 2 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: . Presentation and discussion with Fred Yamashita, Executive Director of Arizona AFL-CIO. Brother Yamashita will discuss some of the struggles facing organized labor and working people in this age of Trump. Salt of the Earth Labor College (1902 E Irene Vis)
  • Sunday, February 3 – 9:00am to 11:00am: Your Voice Matters: How to testify before your elected officials. YWCA Arizona – STAT-Stand Together Arizona Training & Advocacy (525 N. Bonita Avenue).
  • Monday, February 4 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Regina Romero – Candidate for Mayor of Tucson” at Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Monday, February 4 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm: No Le Digas A Nadie/Don’t Tell Anyone – Film Screening. Join the WGRC and the Immigrant Student Resource Center for a screening of the film “No Le Digas A Nadie,” followed by a panel-lead discussion on sexual violence, immigration, feminism, and how they all intersect. Women & Gender Resource Center, 4th Floor of the Univ. of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center.
  • Friday, February 8 – 2:00pm to 6:00pm: Latinx and the LGBTQ Community Panel. Join us in a safe space as we explore and learn about the intersectionality between the Latinx and LGBTQ+ Communities. RSVP at link. Pima County Housing Center (801 W Congress St)
  • Monday, February 11 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Bennett Bernal – Pima County Constable” at Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Saturday, February 16 – 9:30am to 11:30am: Voter Education Program: The ABCs of the ACC (Arizona Corporation Commission). Presented by the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson at Joel D Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Monday, February 18 – Noon to 1:00pm: Speaker: “Dr. Elizabeth Oglesby – History & Causes of Central American Migration” at Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Saturday, February 16 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm: LD10 Town Hall. Meet with our LD10 representatives: LD10 AZ Senator David Bradley (D) -Senate Minority Leader, LD10 Rep Kirsten Engel (D) and LD10 Rep Domingo DeGrazia (D). Organized by AZ Legislature. Miller-Golf Links Library (9640 E Golf links)
  • Wednesday, February 20 – 5:30pm to 9:00pm: Traces of the Trade free film screening and discussion. In the feature documentary Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Wednesday, February 20 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Saturday, March 9 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Green Strategy: Path to Fundamental Transformation. Presentation and book signing with Marc Brodine, Chair of CPUSA Environmental Commission. Green Strategy by Marc Brodine focuses on how to build a massive worldwide movement to create fundamental change to solve environmental crises. Salt of the Earth Labor College (1902 E Irene Vis)
  • Wednesday, March 20 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Saturday, March 30 – 10:00am to Noon: LD10 Town Hall. Meet with our LD10 representatives: LD10 AZ Senator David Bradley (D) -Senate Minority Leader, LD10 Rep Kirsten Engel (D) and LD10 Rep Domingo DeGrazia (D). Organized by AZ Legislature. Kirk-Bear Canyon Library (8959 E Tanque Verde Rd)
  • Saturday, April 6 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Identifying and Confronting Misogyny. Presentation and discussion with Suzanne Dovi, Associate Professor UA school of Government and public Policy. Salt of the Earth Labor College (1902 E Irene Vis)
  • Wednesday, April 17 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Being Black in Tucson Arizona Discussion Group. Join LUCHA in a group discussion with local residents about Being Black in Tucson Arizona. LUCHA – Living United for Change in Arizona (2424 E Broadway Blvd)