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.
WeekendZona is heading to Pinetop-Lakeside to experience the breath taking autumn colors in the White Mountains, October 10-12.
More details and tickets for this getaway will be released soon, stay tuned!
Congratulations to the 10th generation of the Business Accelerator Program! 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.
History and culture are two of the many aspects that make living in small-town Arizona so wonderful. Residents can enjoy the magic of Route 66 or the ruins of ancient civilizations right in their backyards. This history that contributes to making our homes so special can be leveraged in healthy ways as an economic driver. Join us, this month, as we learn about organizations and places across the state that use their historic assets to generate revenue for the community and educate on the past.
Discover the arts, culture, and heritage of Douglas with this affordable, weekend getaway trip!
FUERZA LOCAL COMMUNITY KITCHEN AT EL RANCHO DEL SOL APARTMENTS
July 17, 2018 | El Rancho Del Sol Apartments | 6 - 8 pm 710 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85203
Come tour the beautiful commercial kitchen!
We will discuss requirements, pricing and much more.
For any additional questions please contact: Livier at email@example.com or at 520-223-7263.
Please register at : https://goo.gl/forms/277iZpGWu1tz6emf1
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.
Marketing and advertising are more than being able to know the ins and outs of social media, knowing how to capture your audience with the right message is the key. Whether you are a business owner, board member, or event planner it is critical to never forget how important writing is for gathering buy-in of your products or ideas. Join us this month as we learn key tips on how to strengthen our written communication for optimum success.
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.
May 18-20: Explore Arizona and experience the elements of Camp Verde--Earth, Water, Sky--with this all-inclusive weekend getaway trip.
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.
At Local First Arizona Foundation, we're working every day to create an Arizona economy that is sustainable, resilient, and celebratory of diverse cultures. To achieve this vision, the Local First Arizona Foundation focuses on a wide range of strategic initiatives that target systems of inequity and build prosperity for all Arizonans.
These initiatives and programs don't exist without support from our partners, donors, and Localists. On Arizona Gives Day on Tuesday, April 3, make a gift of any size to Local First Arizona Foundation to show your support for an Arizona economy that works for everyone.
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar - Food For Thought: Addressing Food Insecurity and Supporting Our Local Farmers
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.
Have you ever wanted to get a more hands-on understanding of Tucson's school and community gardens? This is the event for you! We'll tour multiple gardens with Food Conspiracy Co-op, and learn about the many unique opportunities that Tucson students have in our City of Gastronomy. Check out the Food Conspiracy Co-Op Website for information when it is available!
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!
Join us in celebrating and congratulating the 9th Cohort of the Fuerza Local Business Accelerator Program in their graduation.
This webinar will be led by Kimber Lanning, founder of Local First Arizona.