Our 2015 Annual Impact Report

Explore all we do by browsing our annual review below. You can also get a PDF version of our report.

2015 Highlights

26 Localist Events
2,740 Business Members
131,000 Social Media Followers
22 Statewide Staff
17,000 Newsletter Subscribers
26 Board Members
400 Volunteers

As we face incredibly challenging social issues such as inequality, economic hardship, and depleted resources across the United States, Local First Arizona is leading the nation in innovative conversations about building community wealth.

A surprising and hopeful outlook is awakening thanks in part to our work, which has been addressing these issues over the past twelve years with a diverse array of programs and initiatives. The Local First Arizona Foundation, the sister organization to Local First Arizona, has implemented robust strategies to build better and more inclusive economies, including increasing access to healthy food, entrepreneurial training in under-served communities, and rural economic development. All together, we are helping Arizonans to build prosperity for themselves and each other, creating a resilient Arizona we are proud to call home... Continue reading >>

Local First Arizona in 2015