Accomplishments

Highlights of 2012

  • Organized the 2012 Northern Arizona Education Summit, bringing together over 100 community members to address education issues in the November elections and beyond.
  • Organized for the passage of the 2012 Flagstaff Unified School District bond and hosted an online forum for the FUSD governing board election in which all candidates participated.
  • Provided training and support for Public Achievement at Killip and Kinsey Schools, in which 200 students participated, securing a new playground at Kinsey and anti-graffiti and bullying efforts at Killip.
  • Hosted a public meeting with Flagstaff Police Chief Kevin Treadway, in which over 100 people participated, to understand Flagstaff’s implementation of SB1070 and initiate further collaboration.
  • Launched the West Sedona School Family Center, offering weekly English classes for parents, a homework club for kids and a center for immigrant community-building.
  • Organized house meetings with employees and patients of North Country HealthCare to address concerns about translation and interpretation services, leading to the hiring of an additional, full-time, Spanish interpreter and the creation of
    a cultural competence committee to implement improvements to services.