We continue our Finding Home series with the June 27 edition of Arizona Spotlight:
Tucsonans observed World Refugee Day on June 22 with an event to remember the plight of refugees, and celebrate their successes. We visit a multicultural party for all ages at Catalina High School, and host Mark McLemore shares the stories of Tucsonans who came from Kenya, Turkey, and Afghanistan. The reflect on making a new life here.
It has been 50 years ago since the Fair Housing Act became law. The Southwest Fair Housing Council observed the anniversary with custom artwork representing the idea of “The Beloved Community.” Nick O’Gara spoke with the artist, Alex Jimenez about how the piece represents the past, present and future of how we consider what it means to be a community.
A new edition of "The Word" with essayist Adiba Nelson explores her journey of navigating the challenges of finding the perfect recipe for a blended family.
Meet Yoheved and Adolfo, two kids who are members of Parks in Focus, a program that takes kids out of the city to explore a new part of the state they call home: the great open spaces of Arizona. The program teaches them to use photography to document the experience of finding a connection with another side of themselves and how they relate to the world around them.