John Leos expects to graduate in December 2023 with a master’s degree in mass communications. Leos is a multimedia journalist, documentary filmmaker and Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow who has reported for Cronkite Borderlands Project.
PHOENIX – Arizona has been a laboratory for anti-immigrant policies that foster a culture of fear and create barriers to mental health care for undocumented people, say advocates at local nonprofit groups.
PHOENIX – Phoenix cleared its largest homeless encampment, The Zone, by Nov. 4, addressing the urgent need to relocate nearly 1,000 unhoused individuals. Now, the city focuses on implementing lasting solutions for its homeless population.
PHOENIX – Healthcare Rising Arizona is working to get 383,923 signatures for a ballot initiative that would amend the Arizona Constitution to establish abortion access as a fundamental right. The group set up a booth at the Arizona State Fair to talk to attendees and ask for support.
PHOENIX – Spanish language therapy and culturally responsive mental healthcare are becoming more scarce in Arizona as the Hispanic population grows. Chicanos Por La Causa is one nonprofit organization working to fill the gap.