Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains towards community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities.
This webinar provides a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations for cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 8,761 newly designated Opportunity Zones to think about now.
Cracking down on operating expenses is always top of mind for entrepreneurs. One area where you may literally be sending money down the drain is through your water usage. Join this free webinar with the experts at Water Use It Wisely to find applicable tips that will save you money, and save water.
How local have you been this year? Have you moved your money to a local bank? Continued to shop at the farmer's market and local markets? Donated to your local organizations and charities? If you have been struggling with this, or just want more information we are here to help!
On Saturday, September 15th Local First Arizona and sponsor Subway Underground will be hosting a Local Block Party on Subway Street in Old Bisbee. Here you can find all the information on banking local, eating local, shopping local, donating local, and drinking local. We want to make it as fun and easy as possible to experience all the things your local community has to offer.
Join us in celebrating the hard work and dedication of the 46 students. All Fuerza Local and Local First Arizona members are invited to celebrate and create connections with other businesses.
Enjoy a variety of restaurants and breweries local to Tucson at the first annual Brews & Bites. Tucson Originals Restaurants and Baja Arizona Craft Brewers collaborate to bring a unique tasting menu inspired by Tucson’s vibrant craft beer scene.
Discover the arts, culture, and heritage of Douglas with this affordable, weekend getaway trip!
Join us in celebrating the hard work and dedication of the 12 students that have gone through the program in Tucson. All Fuerza Local and Local First Arizona members are invited to celebrate and create connections with other businesses.
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.
Explore new and interesting dishes at Tucson Originals Whiskey & Smoke. Restaurants of Tucson Originals will be preparing delicious appetizers to be paired with Hamilton Distillers Whiskey DEL BAC Classic and Dorado whiskeys for guests to enjoy. Barrio Brewing Co. will feature Ben’s Rojo Smoked Ribs and a Smoked Nolan’s Porter made exclusively for this event.
Join us for our May Member Gathering at Goodmans Interior Structures to meet local-minded business owners in the Tucson community.
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.
We're promoting authentic connections, local businesses, and sustainable business practices at Goodmans Interior Structures this May!
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.
This month we'll discuss air quality, what determines it, and its impact on our community and the world.
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.
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!