Local Events

  • Thursday, March 21 – 3:00pm to 7:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Thursday, March 21 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm: An Evening in Remembrance of Carlos LaMadrid. On March 21, 2011, Carlos LaMadrid was killed by Border Patrol agent Lucas Tidwell in Douglas, Arizona. Carlos was 19 years old. Join Guadalupe Guerrero, Carlos’ mom, and the Justice for José Antonio Coalition in this event to remember Carlos LaMadrid and to create resistance against US Border Patrol Brutality and State Violence. Las Milpitas Community Farm (2405 South Cottonwood Lane)
  • Thursday, March 21 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Arizona List Candidate and Campaign Staff Mixer. Arizona List wants to hear from you about what trainings they should hold for candidates and campaign staff. PCDP HQ (4639 E 1st St)
  • Thursday, March 21 – 6:00pm: Pima County Democratic Party Labor Caucus meeting. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Thursday, March 21 – 7:00pm to 10:00pm: Tucson Democratic Socialists of America Happy Hour. St. Charles Tavern (1632 S 4th Ave)
  • Friday, March 22 – 1:00pm to 3:15pm: Red for Ed Walk in to El Guero Canelo. Red for Ed rally at Utah and 12th, then eat at El Guero Canelo to reward their support for Red for Ed, then canvass local businesses to support Red for Ed. El Guero Canelo (5201 S 12th Ave)
  • Friday-Sunday, March 22-24 – 10:00am to 7:00pm: Randi Dorman for Mayor canvass at 4th Ave Street Fair. Dorman campaign is talking to voters at the Fourth Avenue Street Fair this weekend. Days: Friday 3/22, Saturday 3/23, Sunday 3/24 Shift times: 10am-1pm, 1pm-4pm, 4pm-7pm. Register at link for meeting location.
  • Friday-Sunday, March 22-24 – 10:00am to 2:00pm: Canvassing for Bernie at the 4th Ave Street Fair. Tucson4Bernie2020 will be signing up volunteers and promoting Bernie2020 at the 4th Avenue Street Fair from 10am-2pm Fri, Sat & Sun. Meet at corner of 6th St and 4th Ave (outside SkyBar)
  • Friday-Sunday, March 22-24: Regina Romero for Mayor signature gathering at 4th Ave Street Fair. See link for multiple shifts Friday-Sunday. Meeting at Epic Cafe (4th Ave and University Blvd.)
  • Friday-Sunday, March 22-24 – 9:30am to 5:00pm: Tucson Families Free & Together signature gathering at 4th Ave Street Fair. Meet at the corner of 4th Ave & University Blvd.
  • Saturday, March 23 – 9:00am to Noon: Nikki Lee for Ward 4 City Council canvass. Help collect signatures to get Nikki Lee on the ballot. Miller-Golf Links Library (9640 E Golf links Rd)
  • Saturday, March 23 – 9:00am to Noon: Randi Dorman for Mayor canvass. Meeting on the east side of Himmel Park, by the intersection of 2nd and Treat. First-timers welcome. We’ll go through the script and what to do before you go to your first door. Himmel Park (1000 N Tucson Blvd)
  • Saturday, March 23 – 10:00am to 4:00pm: Steve Farley for Mayor 4th Ave Street Fair canvass. Meet on the patio at Hotel Congress for petitions and instructions. Shifts each day at 10am, noon and 2pm. Hotel Congress (311 Congress Street)
  • Saturday, March 23 – 1:00pm to 5:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Sunday, March 24 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm: Randi Dorman for Mayor canvass. Meeting on the east side of Himmel Park, by the intersection of 2nd and Treat. First-timers welcome. We’ll go through the script and what to do before you go to your first door. Himmel Park (1000 N Tucson Blvd)
  • Sunday, March 24 – 10:00am to 4:00pm: Steve Farley for Mayor 4th Ave Street Fair canvass. Meet on the patio at Hotel Congress for petitions and instructions. Shifts each day at 10am, noon and 2pm. Hotel Congress (311 Congress Street)
  • Sunday, March 24 – 1:00pm to 5:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Sunday, March 24 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Sunday, March 24 – 3:00pm to 6:00pm: Dolores Huerta: Celebración de la Mujer. The Arizona César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition and the Dolores Huerta Committee is proud to host the annual Dolores Huerta Awards event to honor Dolores Huerta and her lifelong work and commitment to social justice, and who coined our rallying cry, “¡Sí, Se Puede!” Mission Garden (946 W Mission Ln)
  • Monday, March 25 – 8:30am to 10:00am: Request to Speak (RTS) Office Hours. If you are new to using the Arizona Legislature’s Request to Speak (RTS) system or just want a refresher, come to RTS Office Hours. Volunteers will be there to get you started, answer your questions, and give you information. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Monday, March 25 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: Abby Louise Jensen – Southern Arizona Gender Alliance. Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Monday, March 25 – Noon to 1:00pm: Looking in the Mirror – Lunch conversations about Inclusion. This series of lunch time discussions will be a space to come together and dialogue on concepts of: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access as well as the Language that we utilize to begin forming a community of practice. See link for details. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Tuesday, March 26 – 1:45pm to 3:00pm: Behind-the-scenes Tour of Pima County Elections Dept. The Pima County Elections Department is hosting a behind-the-scenes tour. The tour will include both the ballot-counting machinery, and the systems and processes involved to ensure accuracy and accountability. Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez will present an in-depth analysis of Pima County’s surprising results in the 2018 Midterm Election. See link for how to register for tour. Pima County Elections Department (6550 S Country Club Rd.)
  • Tuesday, March 26 – 3:00pm to 7:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Tuesday, March 26 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Screening of the film Undeterred. Undeterred is a documentary about community resistance to militarization in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Hosted by People’s Defense Initiative at the Loft Cinema (3233 E Speedway Blvd).
  • Tuesday, March 26 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: LD9 Democrats monthly meeting. Water of Life Metro Community Church (3269 North Mountain Ave)
  • Wednesday, March 27 – Noon to 2:00pm: Drop-In VAN Lab. Pima County Democratic PCs – want to learn how to use your VAN Account? Bring your portable device and your questions to this informal drop-in offered by former Campaign Staffer, Nick Arnold. No appointment necessary. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Wednesday, March 27 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm: Moms Demand Action –
    Meet-A-Mom March Happy Hour
    . An evening of food, drink and conversation for Moms Demand Action volunteers and those interested in getting involved in helping to prevent gun violence. Existing members, feel free to bring a friend; and, for those who are interested, don’t be shy. Claim Jumper Restaurant (3761 E. Broadway)
  • Wednesday, March 27 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: AZ Classroom To Prison Pipeline. Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) hosts a discussion of how local school district policies disproportionately affect children of color. (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Wednesday, March 27 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: Pima County Young Democrats meeting. Tucson Families Free and Together will discuss how Young Dems can help the initiative succeed. City Council Ward 1 candidates Lane Santa Cruz and Miguel Ortega will also speak. MSA Annex (267 S Avenida del Convento)
  • Thursday, March 28 – 3:00pm to 7:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Thursday, March 28 – 5:00pm to 6:30pm: Teaching In Arizona Screening and Community Conversation. Tucson Values Teachers and City Center for Collaborative Learning present a FREE screening of the documentary short film, TEACHING IN ARIZONA, followed by a panel discussion with the three featured teachers from the film. City Center for Collaborative Learning (37 E Pennington St)
  • Thursday, March 28 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm: LUCHA Tucson – Grand Opening. LUCHA Tucson’s grand opening. Meet the organizers and LUCHA leaders of Tucson to see how you can get involved and become a LUCHA member. Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) is a membership-led, grassroots organization that builds power with Arizona’s working families to advance social, racial and economic justice for all. LUCHA (2424 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Friday, March 29 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: Abolish ICE Workshop / Taller: Abolir ICE con Alejandra Pablos. Alejandra Pablos will present a workshop on the parallels between the criminalization of communities of color in the United States and the creation of an immigration system that criminalizes survival and blocks pathways to citizenship. Co-sponsored by the Coalición de Derechos Humanos and the Southern Arizona Sanctuary Coalition. St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church (3809 E 3rd St)
  • Saturday, March 30 – 9:00am to 1:00pm: 19th Annual César E. Chávez March. Bicyclists meet at Jardín Cesar Chavez at 8:30am then ride to meet marchers at 6th & Ajo at 9am, then march to Rudy Garcia Park (5001 S. Nogales Hwy) where the event will begin at 10:00AM. (6th & Ajo)
  • Saturday, March 30 – 8:00am to 1:00pm: Tucson Families Free & Together signature drive at Chavez March & Rally. Gather signatures for Tucson Families Free and Together. There will be a table where you can pick up materials and drop off your petitions. Rudy Garcia Park (2 E Irvington Rd)
  • 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, March 30 – 1:00pm to 5:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Sunday, March 31 – 1:00pm to 5:00pm: No More Deaths – Doorknocking for Humanitarian Aid. No More Deaths will be canvassing to spread the word that humanitarian aid is never a crime. (225 E 26th St)
  • Sunday, March 31 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Calling People In: Consciously Building Anti-Racist Networks. Tucson Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites the Women/Trans/Femme Community to participate in consciousness-building through a series of discussions and trust-building as we educate ourselves on building long term relationships with women of color activists. This workshop in the series will focus on class privilege in both urban and rural settings. Joel D. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Monday, April 1 – Noon to 1:00pm: Looking in the Mirror – Lunch conversations about Inclusion. This series of lunch time discussions will be a space to come together and dialogue on concepts of: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access as well as the Language that we utilize to begin forming a community of practice. See link for details. YWCA Southern Arizona (525 North Bonita Avenue)
  • Thursday, April 4 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm: Social Justice Symposium Kick-Off Event: “Health Undocumented” Film Screening & Panel.The 2019 Social Justice Symposium kicks-off with a free screening of “Health Undocumented.” After the film, there will be a thoughtful panel discussion. Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) (1670 E. Drachman St)
  • Thursday, April 4 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm: How to Get Active in Local Democratic Politics. Now is the time to get active in local Democratic politics. Our unique, new class “Get Active in Democratic Politics” will answer all your questions. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Friday, April 5 – 8:00am to 1:30pm: 2019 Social Justice Symposium. The topic for this year’s symposium is Bridges & Barriers: Migration and Public Health. The keynote speaker is Enrique Morones, the founder and director of Border Angels, an organization that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on Latino issues and the US-Mexico border. UA Zuckerman College of Public Health, (1295 N Martin Ave)
  • Saturday, April 6 – Noon to 4:00pm: Coalición de Derechos Humanos – Beyond Borders: Weapons, Migration & Resistance. A community forum with leaders, experts and those directly impacted by Borderlands militarization. Dialogue, music and a light lunch. Free childcare provided. Oury Park (600 West St. Mary’s Road)
  • Saturday, April 6 – 1:30pm to 2:30pm: LD9 Town Hall with Sen. Victoria Steele & Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley. This is the second in a series of LD9 Town Halls with Senator Victoria Steele and Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley. We are planning these events for the first Saturday of the month at different libraries around the district. Bring your questions. Woods Memorial Library (3455 N 1st Ave)
  • Saturday, April 6 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Educators for Regina Romero for Mayor. (802 N Belvedere Ave)
  • 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)
  • Sunday, April 7 – 9:00am to 3:00pm: Gather signatures for Families Free & Together at Cyclovia. Meet at the Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Monday, April 8 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: Randi Dorman – Positive Growth and Development in Tucson. Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Wednesday, April 10 – 5:00pm to 9:00pm: Tucson Take Back the Night 2019. Take Back the Night is an annual event to speak out and raise awareness against sexual violence and provide support to survivors. San Xavier Co-Op Farm (8100 S Oidak Wog)
  • Friday, April 12 – 8:30am to 11:00am: Tucson Great Decisions – Migration—Humanitarian Crisis and US Response. UA Law Professor Lynn Marcus will explain who qualifies as a refugee, the basics of the US overseas refugee resettlement program (and its current state of demise), the most common types of asylum claims we see in our area, and the ever-increasing hurdles to obtaining asylum in the U.S. Viscount Suite Hotel (4855 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Saturday, April 13 – 9:00am: Native American Caucus Meeting. The first meeting of the year with the new board of the Arizona Democratic Party Native American Caucus. Rincon High School (421 N Arcadia Ave)
  • Saturday, April 13 – 10:00am to 1:00pm: Rally for Science Tucson 2019. The Rally for Science 2019 is a day of science and activism, where Southern Arizona can raise a unified voice in support of science. Reid Park, Georges Demeester Performance Center (900 S Randolph Way)
  • Saturday, April 13 – 5:30pm: 8th Annual Udall Dinner – The Future of Democracy is Now!. This year’s keynote speaker is Professor Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. Registration starts at 5:30pm, event begins at 6:30pm. Purchase tickets online at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/udall19#. Desert Diamond Casino (7350 S Nogales Hwy)
  • Sunday, April 14 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Calling People In: Consciously Building Anti-Racist Networks. Tucson Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites the Women/Trans/Femme Community to participate in consciousness-building through a series of discussions and trust-building as we educate ourselves on building long term relationships with women of color activists. This workshop in the series will focus on patriarchy and feminism. Joel D. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Sunday, April 14 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Monday, April 15 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: Joel Feinman – Tucson Families Free and Together. Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • 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)
  • Monday, April 22 – Noon to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson: Sandy Ochoa – Mi Familia Vota. Democrats of Greater Tucson (Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 N Bonita Ave).
  • Tuesday, April 23 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm: Nikki Lee for Ward 4 City Council House Party. Meet Nikki Lee. Katherine George, John Duclos, and Ron & Pat Canady are hosting a house party in the Civano neighborhood. $10 Young Dem | $25 Guest | $100 Supporter | $250 Friend | $500 Co-Host (10542 E Eleanore Madonado Pl)
  • Tuesday, April 23 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: LD9 Democrats monthly meeting. Water of Life Metro Community Church (3269 North Mountain Ave)
  • Saturday, April 27 – 10:00am to 5:00pm: OUTvoters IN Politics – Southern Arizona Training. Equality Arizona’s statewide LGBTQ political training program. Learn the basics of campaign organizing and running for political office in this comprehensive course that will be focused on building LGBTQ political power in Arizona. To reserve your learning experience, RSVP at link.
  • Sunday, April 28 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: 2019 Planned Parenthood Tucson Pink Tea. Annual fundraiser to support Planned Parenthood of Tucson. Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort (5501 N Hacienda del Sol Rd)
  • Sunday, April 28 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Calling People In: Consciously Building Anti-Racist Networks. Tucson Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites the Women/Trans/Femme Community to participate in consciousness-building through a series of discussions and trust-building as we educate ourselves on building long term relationships with women of color activists. This workshop in the series will focus on allyship with women of color and indigenous people. Joel D. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Sunday, April 28 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Movement Southern AZ Meetings. We’ll be meeting to discuss, plan, and create movement for a just transition away from fossil fuels. We are working to pass the Green New Deal and answer the climate crisis with community solutions grounded in justice and hope. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Sunday, May 12 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Calling People In: Consciously Building Anti-Racist Networks. Tucson Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites the Women/Trans/Femme Community to participate in consciousness-building through a series of discussions and trust-building as we educate ourselves on building long term relationships with women of color activists. This workshop in the series will focus on the work of showing up for people of color led organizations. Joel D. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)