Scianna Garcia
Scianna Garcia(she/her/hers)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Scianna Garcia expects to graduate in December 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish. Garcia has interned at Times Media Group and Phoenix Magazine.

Latest from Scianna Garcia

Ban on sexually explicit materials in Arizona schools set to take effect

PHOENIX – A state law banning any materials in public schools that contain sexual content takes effect this week, and critics worry self-censoring will put more stress on already overburdened teachers.


Arizona hopes to reduce enormous teacher shortage through mentoring, paid tuition

PHOENIX – The Arizona Teacher Residency is a first-of-its-kind graduate program, modeled on a traditional medical residency. It offers student teachers a two-year term in which they will receive in-classroom experience, a living stipend, a master’s degree from NAU and a job in a partnering school district. The program’s first cohort has been placed in three Title I districts.


AmeriCorps grant gives Arizona food banks more resources to help food insecurity

MESA – AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, has granted $180,000 to the Arizona Food Bank Network to fund 33 VISTA positions in the state. VISTA workers will dedicate a year to giving back to food insecure communities.


Women’s group works to eliminate food insecurities in south Phoenix

PHOENIX – A group of women helped develop the Phoenix Food Action Plan, which works to eliminate food deserts in Phoenix and improve accessibility to healthful, affordable food.


Un grupo de mujeres trabaja para eliminar la inseguridad alimentaria en el sur de Phoenix

PHOENIX - Un grupo de mujeres ayudó a desarrollar el plan de acción alimentario del sur de Phoenix. Sus ideas y proyectos contribuyen al objetivo de eliminar los desiertos de alimentos en Phoenix y de combatir los problemas de accesibilidad que enfrentan muchos.