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Arizona Town Hall is a non-profit organization that brings diverse people together to solve critical and often divisive policy issues

2019 Town Halls
Strong Families Thriving Children

When families are strong and children thrive, the community prospers.

The 2019 Arizona Town Halls addressed the topic of Strong Families Thriving Children.

Town Hall sessions focused on how we can collectively support families and children so that they are better able to overcome risk factors such as adverse childhood experiences and economic downturns.

112th Statewide Town Hall Final Recommendations Report

  • Click here to read the draft final recommendations from the "Strong Families Thriving Children" statewide Town Hall. 
  • COMING SOON - Final Report, which includes the statewide Town Hall final recommendations report and list of participants, the final Community Town Halls reports and Future leaders Town Halls summary.

"Strong Families Thriving Children" Programs

Location Program
Program Date & Registration Link
Event Flier Final Report
Tucson
Training Session
February 22, 2019
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Phoenix
"Strong Families Thriving Children" Listening Session and Webinar
April 2, 2019
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Goodyear
ASPC - Perryville Community Town Hall
May 1, 2019
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Phoenix
Leadership and Facilitation Training Session
July 25, 2019
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Casa Grande
Leadership and Facilitation Training Session August 22, 2019
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Phoenix
First Things First Early Childhood Summit 2019
Arizona Town Hall Panel: "Strong Families. Thriving Children. A Community Town Hall about family and child well-being"
August 26, 2019
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Prescott
Prescott Community Town Hall September 6, 2019 Click here.
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Tucson
Whetstone Unit Community Town Hall
September 11, 2019 Click here.
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Tucson
Tucson Community Town Hall
September 13, 2019
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Phoenix
UMOM Community Town Hall
September 17, 2019
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Flagstaff
Leadership and Facilitation Training Session September 19, 2019
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Casa Grande
Casa Grande Community Town Hall
September 20, 2019
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Tucson
"Strong Families Thriving Children" Town Hall for Affected Populations
September 21, 2019 Click here. Click here.
Buckeye
Lewis Facility Community Town Hall
September 25, 2019 Click here. Click here.
Tucson Future Leaders Town Hall September 27, 2019 Click here. n/a
Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Community Town Hall
October 7, 2019
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Cave Creek
Cave Creek Community Town Hall
October 8, 2019
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Phoenix
Maryvale Community Town Hall
October 10, 2019
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Pinetop White Mountains Community Town Hall October 11, 2019 Click here. Click here.
Yuma
Future Leaders Town Hall October 11, 2019 n/a n/a
Prescott
Yavapai College - Prescott Campus Future Leaders Town Hall
October 15, 2019
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Apache Junction Apache Junction Community Town Hall October 18, 2019 Click here. Click here.
Flagstaff Flagstaff Community Town Hall October 24, 2019 Click here.
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Casa Grande
Future Leaders Town Hall October 24, 2019
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Surprise
Future Leaders Town Hall October 24, 2019 Click here. n/a
Yuma
Yuma Community Town Hall October 25, 2019 Click here. Coming soon.
Lake Havasu City
Mohave County Community Town Hall
November 2, 2019
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Phoenix
112th Statewide Town Hall
November 14-16, 2019
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News and Media Coverage

Photos from 112th Statewide Town Hall

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112th Statewide Town Hall Meal Programs

Thursday Dinner: Welcome, Orientation and Working Dinner

Friday Breakfast: Panel Presentation on Strong Families are Connected Families
Moderator: Olivia Elder, Families and Incarceration Associate, FWD.us

  • Rebecca Gau, Arizona Director, Stand for Children
  • Quinton Moore, Minister-In-Training, Greater Impact Church Phoenix
  • Jeff Taylor, Chairman of the Board, Salvation Army of Phoenix

Friday Lunch: Panel Presentation on Arizona Resources and Opportunities
Moderator: Suzanne Pfister, CEO, Vitalyst Health Foundation

  • Maria Cristina Fuentes, Director, Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family
  • Maurice “Mo” Portley, Senior Director, Judicial Engagement Team, Casey Foundation; Ret. Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals
  • Jami Snyder, Director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

Friday Dinner: Panel Presentation on Inspiration for Action
Moderator: Elizabeth McNamee, Chair, Community Town Halls Committee, Arizona Town Hall

  • Evelyn Casuga, Senior Advisor, Community Relations, Central Arizona College; Director, Community & Economic Prosperity, Center for the Future of Arizona
  • Kathy Kitagawa, Volunteer, Tucson Committee Chair, Arizona Town Hall
  • Shelley Mellon, President/CEO, R.L. Jones Insurance and Motor Vehicle Services
  • Courtney Sullivan, Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)
For information regarding past Town Halls, visit our Past Town Hall Topics page.
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