Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series- Straight from the Source: Solutions and Barriers to Engaging the Youth
Rural communities face unique and evolving challenges that, unless confronted, can be detrimental to the entire spectrum of opportunity for its residents. Specifically, when it comes to youth retention, rural communities are struggling with two major problems: 1. engaging youth with enticing opportunities and 2. retaining them post-secondary education. In this webinar, we will hear from a spectrum of panelists offering a high school, college, and young adult perspective. We will also hear from an active youth organizer who has several years of experience in working with younger populations.
For its third bus tour, For(u)m returns to Phoenix to showcase perhaps its most established corridor yet, northbound along 19th Avenue. Taken together, the area features some of the most diverse and established communities along light rail: with an enormous immigrant and refugee population to the south, and million-dollar estates to the north and east.
Acompáñenos en nuestra siguiente reunión empresarial en donde nuestros amigos de MariSol Federal Credit Union nos estarán enseñando sobre la importancia y beneficios de mantener su dinero ahorrado dentro de nuestra comunidad.
Congress passed a new tax bill, but what does it mean for your business? And what do you need to know to be prepared before you file your 2018 taxes? Join Liz Mason of High Rock Accounting for a free webinar this April so you're prepared well before 2018 tax time.
Join forces with other passionate community members as we talk about climate reality and climate change at this month's Sustainable Living Forum. Snacks and wine will be provided!
Join us at the World Bazaar and celebrate the vibrant culture of Phoenix with vendors from around the world providing specialty cuisines, crafts, and entertainment! Enjoy delicious food, live music, and specialty holiday shopping with local immigrant and refugee-owned businesses
Join us for our May Member Gathering at Goodmans Interior Structures to meet local-minded business owners in the Tucson community.
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Flagstaff Sports Exchange during April's Locals' Night for a FREE segway agility course ride.
Discover the hidden gems of Downtown Gilbert on our Small Wonders Map Stroll! Open to everyone, free to attend. We'll provide tours of Tuft and Needle, Art Intersection, and more!
This workshop will cover practical steps you can use to uncover your superpowers and develop a personal brand statement that clearly differentiates you and sets you apart in a noisy marketplace. Presented by local marketing expert & co-founder of Ideas Collide, Rebecca Clyde.
Blight is an issue that rural communities are constantly faced with. From illegal dumping of waste and lack of recycling options to dealing with dilapidated buildings and contaminated sites, there's a lot to do to keep towns clean and healthy. In this webinar, we will hear from three individuals who have contributed in redecorating their community from tatters to treasures.
Hotel Vendome is a popular spot for guests and locals alike to spend their afternoons and evenings and is conveniently located in the heart of Prescott’s downtown historic district: featuring 21 historic guest rooms and a cozy Craft Beer & Wine bar.
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Flagstaff General Store during June's Locals' Night to learn how to Chalk Paint for FREE!
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Pay 'n Take during July's Locals' Night for wine tasting!
Discover the arts, culture, and heritage of Douglas with this affordable, weekend getaway trip!
We're promoting authentic connections, local businesses, and sustainable business practices at Goodmans Interior Structures this May!
Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at one of the most popular Earth Day events in Phoenix! Volunteers are needed to help with eco-classes and promoting sustainability through tabling.
The Newton hosts Community Banking + Member Mixer this April - see you there!
Celebrate Community Banking Month with Hughes Federal Credit Union and Local First Arizona as you sip cocktails, enjoy great food, and learn about local banking on the rooftop of the Playground Bar and Lounge.
Join Local First Arizona for happy hour at State Bar on Locals' Night in celebration of Community Banking Month. Meet fellow independent businesses, our community banks and credit unions, and local leaders on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Join Local First Arizona, Small Batch Wine and Spirits, Rainbow's End and The State Bar at the Old Town Square in Old Town Cottonwood for an evening networking opportunity and movie screening of The Big Short with fellow independent businesses, our community banks and credit unions, and local leaders.
Ever wonder what happens to your recycling once it leaves your curbside bin? Meet Local First Arizona's Green Team at Phoenix’s Material Recovery Facility (aka the MRF) where you will see how recycling is sorted and processed. This eye-opening tour is free and you'll walk away with a new appreciation for recycling.
Thanks to our friends at Recyclebank for supporting this event! Attendees will receive bonus points from Recyclebank for attending. The North Gateway Transfer Station is located at 30205 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix and we will meet there. RSVP via email to [email protected].
Building a legacy is not for the faint of heart. It takes drive, passion, motivation, and a lot of visioning. Join us for a panel discussion with distinct business owners, Joe Johnston (Agritopia), Craig DeMarco (Upward Projects), and Jan Wichayanuparp (Sweet Republic), and hear their story and their path to creating legacy in Arizona.
Join Local First Arizona and Desert Financial Credit Union in Payson for an evening networking opportunity in celebration of Community Banking Month. Meet fellow independent businesses, our community banks and credit unions, and local leaders on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
¡Acompáñenos en nuestra reunión empresarial de marzo para Fuerza Local!
Vamos a estar con nuestros amigos de Clean & Stitch que nos demuestra la importancia de nuestra presentación de imagen. ¡Los vemos aquí con otros de nuestros miembros!
This month we'll discuss air quality, what determines it, and its impact on our community and the world.
Solutions to address food insecurity are unique for every rural community, though we can learn from the creativity implemented by others across Arizona. This webinar will help you consider how to leverage your community's resources and utilize your role to increase access to healthy local foods and support your hometown farmers.
Spend the morning with community members cleaning up the Roosevelt Row neighborhood! This area is home to local businesses, restaurants, galleries and residences, along with hosting First Friday and other events. We will spend the day picking up litter to make the area more welcoming, helping out at the Roosevelt Growhouse and assisting businesses in the neighborhood with any special projects. We'll meet at the Local First Arizona office located at 407 E. Roosevelt St.
Thanks to our friends at SoulCare by CCC, Keep Phoenix Beautiful and Recyclebank for supporting this event! Volunteers will receive bonus points from Recyclebank for helping out! Email [email protected] to RSVP or with questions.
Join Local First Arizona at Pueblo Grande Museum. Connect with other local businesses as you tour the historic landmark and learn about the ancient peoples of Hohokam culture.
LFA For(u)m and the AIA's Phoenix Metro chapter are proud to partner for their second annual join panel, focusing critically on the dynamic, adaptable potential of midcentury modern neighborhoods in the Valley.
Local business are in the perfect moment to capture a new generation of consumers. Now more than ever, people want to engage and keep their dollars with businesses that are making a social impact. Are you prepared? Join us for an in-depth look at how to be an effective community advocate as a business.
Join Local First Arizona and Thumb Butte Distillery for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, March 14th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
¡No se pierda nuestra primera reunion de Fuerza Local de 2018! Se llevara acabo en Fair Trade Cafe, ubicado en el centro de Phoenix. La dueña, Stephanie Vasquez, soñaba en tener un negocio donde se muestra arte de artistas locales, donde se junta la comunidad, y lo mas importante: donde se sirve cafe bueno y responsable. Venga a conocer este maravilloso negocio.
Our monthly Sustainable Living Forum brings experts to talk about, and discuss, topics in sustainable living. This month's topic: Feng Shui & Low Income Housing
Being part of the STP (Same Ten People) in your hometown can be taxing. You serve on multiple committees, Volunteer and work in addition to running a household. While you enjoy being involved in your community, inevitably, you start to burn out. While time management tools can help keep us organized, what keeps us motivated and engaged? Join us to learn what successful people are doing to avoid burnout and find the ever elusive "balance" in life. If you are telling yourself there is not time for this webinar, that is affirmation that you need this more than anyone! Please join us!
With 800 million active users per month, Instagram is a social media juggernaut. In this webinar, Quinn Tempest - digital strategist and designer based in Downtown Phoenix - will cover the fine balance between art and strategy on effective Instagram accounts
Join Local First Arizona and event sponsors, Central School Project and Ana's Seasonal Kitchen, for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Thursday, February 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Central School Project.
You won't want to miss our next Member Gathering at the iconic Taliesin West! Built in 1937 by world-renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin was more than a winter home. It was a place for creativity, learning, and still houses architecture students to this day. Discover this historic landmark through tours and enjoy starlight on the Garden Room Lawn.
Join Local First Arizona and Peace Surplus for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, February 21st from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.