Impact Arizona


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 Upcoming Programs

  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, September 29  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Advocacy Institute
    Saturday, October 13  |  9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
    Gateway Community College - Copper Room
    108 N. 40th St., Phoenix
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  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, October 20  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Raising A Fist to Taking a Knee
    Tuesday, October 23  |  6:30 - 9 p.m.
    Phoenix Art Museum  |  1626 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
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  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, November 17  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Recognizing and Healing Historical Trauma, Part 3
    facilitated by Calvin Terrell, Social Centric Institute
    Tuesday, November 27  |  6 – 8:30  p.m.

  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, December 15  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Facilitation Training
    Thursday, January 10  |  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, January 19  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, February 16  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Book Discussion Group - "The Color of Law"
    Saturday, March 16  |  10 a.m. - noon
    Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church - Word Center
    1401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
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  • Community Dialogue: Maternal Mortality
    Thursday, March 21  |  6 - 8:30 p.m.

  • The Politics of Evictions
    April 2019

  • Conversations on Race and Beauty
    May 2019

  • Talk Change, Take Action! Workshop
    May 2019

Past 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