The participation and support of Arizona Forward members has pushed key programs and events forward. Here’s a look at what’s happening right now thanks to you!
Mini-Magazine Hits the Shelves
AzBigMedia’s Arizona Forward “mini magazine” is now available inside the November/December issue of AZBusiness. It includes articles about our recent activities and our direction heading into 2018. You can also view it on our website.
CanalScape Work Flows Forward
Cronkite News produced a video about progress on the CanalScape project. Since then, discussions have taken place about the bridge linking Central High School and Xavier Preparatory Academy. Construction on Phase II is slated to begin in the spring of 2018.
Event Recap: An Expert’s View on Water Issues in Arizona and Israel
Rob Anderson, chair of the Arizona Forward Water Subcommittee, published a blog post on our website recapping an enlightening discussion led by Dr. Clive Lipchin. The conversation spanned technology, water policy and even diplomacy. Rob’s recap contrasts the challenges of two very arid regions that operate in very different political climates.
Teachers Turn Out in Record Numbers to Bring Sustainability into Classrooms
Arizona’s teachers are doing their part to educate the greenest generation in our history. More than 460 teachers joined us for the EarthFest event at the Phoenix Zoo. Over 30 exhibitors provided resources to put some green into educators’ lesson plans. Special thanks to Pam Roggeman, University of Phoenix, for serving as the event committee chair!
Annual Lunch Registration is Now Live
Registration for the upcoming Annual Lunch is now live. The program features three great guest experts who will share their thoughts about the intersection of consumerism, engineering, architecture and technology. Register today!
09.18.17 -- RIGHT NOW @ ARIZONA FORWARD
Thanks to members like you, this has been a productive summer for Arizona Forward. Fall is also shaping up to be a busy time with an engaging slate of events. Here’s a look at what’s happening right now at Arizona Forward!
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Dr. Clive Lipchin, one of the experts who drives water management innovations in Israel, will deliver the keynote at a breakfast program presented by Arizona Forward and the Jewish National Fund from 8-9 a.m., Oct. 10 at the law offices of Beus Gilbert PLLC, 701 N. 44th Street in Phoenix; registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The discussion will provide a historic overview of water challenges in Israel, innovations used in the region, what Arizona has in common with Israel, and transboundary water management. RSVP today; attendance is limited to the first 100 guests.
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RIGHT NOW @ ARIZONA FORWARD
For nearly 50 years, our mission has remained simple but compelling: balance the economic vitality of Arizona businesses, cities, schools and fellow nonprofits with environmental sustainability and the promotion of healthy communities. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Arizona Forward works statewide to bring together a diverse group of members who care deeply about the quality of life in Arizona. Arizona Forward mobilizes the state's business leaders and policymakers, leveraging their collective power to influence how we best grow our communities, stimulate our economy and enhance our environment. Here's what we're up to, right now.
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ecosystems for years to come."