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The brand new Just Ask Mia Chatbot provides anonymous and timely access to high-quality providers for at-risk Arizona families. Learn more about this new tool and how you can use it to help families throughout our state.
We’re thrilled to announce that the Impact Maker is welcoming 32 new leaders to help lead our Impact Team work. Alumni of all VL programming have the chance to join Impact Teams, addressing the most pressing challenges in the state. Impact Team members volunteer their time and resources to work on issues ranging from workforce development, early literacy, the stigma around opioid addiction and many more.
Valley Leadership’s Tree Equity Score Impact Team is working to address the lack of tree equity across Arizona communities. We’ve partnered with American Forests to use their Tree Equity Score tools to identify the neighborhoods in the City of Phoenix in most need of additional trees.
Valley Leadership’s Workforce Development Impact Team launches the Fair Chance Employer Badge on Pipeline AZ, promoting inclusive hiring and empowering justice-impacted individuals. Join us in creating meaningful career opportunities for all!
Valley Leadership is thrilled to announce the first Impact Maker of the Year Award! This recognition celebrates exceptional individuals who drive our Impact Maker initiatives forward, making a lasting impact on Arizona’s most pressing issues. Candidates are evaluated based on their engagement history, success in addressing critical issues, and commitment to our Principles of Doing.
Meet our Impact Maker Team Leads! These passionate leaders are fueling long-term impact on Arizona’s most pressing issues.
Introducing the T4AZ Family Support Chatbot! This tool is a collaborative solution created by Together for Arizona and Valley Leadership to swiftly connect Arizona families with critical resources.
Arizona has struggled to raise the reading proficiency level of students, which suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The VL Early Literacy Impact Team is focused on increasing literacy rates through Arizona by attending school board meetings to raise awareness of needed progress.
Last week, we hosted our first ever Impact Maker Kickoff event! Valley Leadership’s Impact Maker team members and strategic partners gathered to connect and discuss new opportunities to expand our impact.
The Impact Maker’s Education Team has been working with numerous community organizations to educate stakeholders and build a state-wide FAFSA awareness campaign in partnership with Cox Media.
The Housing & Health Neighborhood Impact Maker team will be leveraging the Home is where it all starts® campaign to increasing funding for housing, inform where to build housing, and get the support of decision-makers to build housing.
We are thrilled to announce that the Impact Maker is welcoming 20 new leaders to work towards strategic change across Arizona! All of our program alumni are given the chance to join an Impact Team to make an impact on Arizona’s most pressing issues.