After two years of waiting in Mexico and four days of detention in the U.S., Indira Diaz Cortina, 22, an asylum seeker from Cuba, found herself in a parking lot last month, waiting for COVID-19 test results. She and 37 others were dropped off by Customs and Border Protection agents at a makeshift testing clinic.
Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to ensure Arizonans acting in good faith during the COVID-19 pandemic are protected against frivolous civil claims. Health care professionals, businesses, schools, nonprofits, governments, religious institutions, and property owners are among the entities to which the legislation applies. “Arizona’s health care professionals and others on the front lines have
It’s the time of year when gift giving is driven more by motivation than obligation. But beyond the holidays, the end of the year is when nonprofit organizations reach out to supporters and donors – current, past and new – to consider a year-end gift, or investment, in agencies doing so much good work in
Coming off a record-breaking outcome in 2020 when Arizona Gives Day raised $6.1 million for nonprofits across the state in the midst of a national pandemic, registration and re-enrollment is now open for Arizona nonprofits interested in participating in the 24-hour online fundraising event, on April 6, 2021. Presented by FirstBank, one of the nation’s
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create major challenges for Arizona nonprofits both financially and operationally according to the latest Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Pulse Poll. The poll, conducted from Sept. 23 to Oct. 6, generated more than 200 responses from nonprofit organizations serving communities across Arizona. Among the outcomes: Without additional Paycheck
Nonprofit organizations are champions in advocating for every person’s most fundamental right – to have a say in their own futures. Front-and-center in that effort is ensuring the right to vote and encouraging all eligible voters to register and get to the polls or vote by mail. “The pandemic has magnified, not lessened, the importance