Nogales Main Street is one of the 20 communities chosen for the #VoteYourMainStreet campaign providing $2 million to fund preservation projects for the 10 communities that receive the most votes.
The World Bazaar and Phoenix Community Market wins the LISC Phoenix Exemplary Collaborative Award.
Science Happens Here is coming to the Verde Valley! This new program designed to advance STEM education in rural Arizona is a fun game designed for kids in 3rd- 8th grade. It consists of collecting trading cards from local businesses that contain science related facts.
Earlier this month, the Arizona Rural Policy Forum brought rural economic development professionals, nonprofits, community leaders, business owners, and other rural stakeholders to the Town of Wickenburg to share resources, empowering stories of success, and visions for the sustainable future of our Rural communities.
It was Summer of celebration as 12 Latinx micro entrepreneurs became the first Fuerza Local Business Accelerator cohort to graduate in Southern Arizona. The twelve graduates represented various industries including cosmetology, photography, IT services, finance, and of course restaurants and hospitality.