Utilizing creative forums, Impact Arizona brings together academic experts, students, citizens and community leaders for engaging and productive discussions about race and racism, privilege, democracy and current events impacting Arizona communities and American society. Difficult dialogues, solutions-oriented workshops and lectures are the cornerstone of this creative and holistic effort that encourage critical thinking and positive change while uniting and channeling the ascending social, economic, and political influence Arizona’s citizens offer.
2018 - 2019 Programs (For more information about each program, visit the Archive.)
- Risng Voices Lecture featuring Calvin Terrell
"A Decade of Hope, Hate and Honesty"
Friday, September 21 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
South Mountain Community College - Peforming Arts Center
7050 N. 24th St., Phoenix
- Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
Saturdays | 10 a.m. - noon
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
- Advocacy Institute
Saturday, October 13 | 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Gateway Community College - Copper Room
108 N. 40th St., Phoenix
- Raising A Fist toTaking a Knee: 50 Years of Athlete Activism
Tuesday, October 23 | 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Phoenix Art Museum | 1626 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
- AAAFSA Director’s Welcome Reception
featuring Lois Brown, PhD and Ayanna Thompson, PhD
Thursday, January 31 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
ASU Downtown Phoenix - Mercado C145
525 N. 5th Street, Phoenix
RSVP by email to Shawna.Tibbett@asu.edu
- Masculinity, Identity and Moving Forward: I am Michael Sam
Thursday, February 14 | 7 p.m.
ASU Downtown Phoenix
Beus Center for Law and Society - Great Hall
111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix
- Social Cohesion Dialogue
featuring authors Carol Anderson and Sarah Smarsh
Thursday, February 28 | 4:30 - 7 p.m
ASU Tempe | Old Main - Carson Ballroom
400 E. Taylor Mall, Tempe
- Community Dialogue: Maternal Mortality
Thursday, March 21 | 6 - 8:30 p.m.
ASU Downtown Phoenix
A.E. England Building | 424 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
- Recognizing and Healing Historical Trauma, Part 3
facilitated by Calvin Terrell, Social Centric Institute
Saturday, March 30 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Evictions: Politics, Policy and Possibilities
Monday, April 29 2019 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
South Mountain Community College | Student Union
7050 S. 24th St., Phoenix
- Recognizing and Healing Historical Trauma, Part 4 (POSTPONED)
- Facilitation Training (POSTPONED)
- Conversations on Race and Beauty (POSTPONED)
- Talk Change, Take Action! Workshop (POSTPONED)