BREAKING: Another TUSD Assistant Superintendent resigns

July 28, 2016 To: Administrators From: Ana Gallegos Assistant Superintendent Elementary/K-8 Leadership Dear Colleagues, I want to bid farewell to you. I will be joining the Sunnyside School District as their Chief Schools Officer overseeing all K-12 schools. I have learned so much during my 15 years in TUSD, and I have enjoyed my time with all of you!! It has been an amazing experience working with you these last two years, and I will miss your enthusiasm, perseverance, collaborative spirit and, of course, the talent that you bring to each of your schools. I believe in the work that we, as a district, […]

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Beyond Paris: Finding the Courage to Face the Climate Emergency

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Russell Greene

Last weekend in Orlando the platform committee of the Democratic Party added language into their platform acknowledging the official position of the Democratic Party to be that we are in a global climate emergency.   Further, the platform  acknowledges the scale of the threat to be so large that it will require a leadership response from our country on the scale of our national mobilization to confront the threat of fascism during WWII.

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Of the Top 7 economies, 2 had their leaders ousted by right-wing movements this year – Is the USA next?

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Two of the top Seven world economies have have their leaders ousted by right-wing movements just this year. UK leader ousted Brazil leader ousted Will the right-wing takeover the leadership of the world’s top economy this fall? Buy Three Sonorans a coffee! Become a sustaining member for just $5/month! (Google ad below)

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Barrio Hollywood elects new leadership team for 2016 (VIDEO)

Patrick McKenna and Scott Egan

The Barrio Hollywood Neighborhood Association met Thursday, January 7th, 2016 to elect their new leadership team. Thus ends the era of the previous administration that was mired in controversy, which began with allegations of people from outside Barrio Hollywood coming to stack the vote during the date of the last election to oust the long-serving president. Then began the controversies of allowing business-owners who do not live in Barrio Hollywood a vote which would be like allowing someone in Oro Valley to vote in Tucson elections simply because they work here. This was combined with an attempt to limit the […]

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Conflicted about the World Cup: Is Soccer like Sunnyside?

For months I have been posting on my Facebook wall about the, injustice taking place in Brazil regarding the World Cup. I was tuned into this before the armchair activists recently learned about this latest thing to keep sharing memes about. John Oliver nailed exactly how I feel on his new show (video above). FIFA is the 1% of the 1%, but I don’t ever think about FIFA during the World Cup, I think about the soccer! Still that is no excuse… This is a time for unity when billions of people from around the world watch the beautiful game. […]

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