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Produce rescue: Nogales group feeds vulnerable communities as it fights food waste

TEMPE – A nonprofit organization in Nogales assists elderly, low-income, undocumented and disabled people in Arizona by giving them affordable fruits and vegetables.

Facing fear: Silence often hides domestic violence in Hispanic community

De Colores is a Chicanos Por La Causa based shelter that caters to Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence.

Young Progressives of Arizona kick off activist training to make their voices heard

Young Progressives of Arizona held its first monthly meeting in Mesa, where high schoolers and adults came together to share stories

‘Let’s build bridges’: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox talks about marijuana, Trump and trade

Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, visited Phoenix this week to talk about the cannabis industry and to promote efforts to legalize marijuana.

Chispa Arizona wants Volkswagen settlement money used to replace diesel school buses

Chispa Arizona's campaign Clean Buses for Healthy Niños has recently gained the support of environmental groups and Councilwoman Kate Gallego.

Valley Jewish groups stand in solidarity with Dreamers

Valley Jewish groups and DACA recipients held a rally at Cesar Chavez Plaza to draw attention to the need for a clean dream act.

Meatless Mexican: Vegan food truck takes cuisine back to its roots

Vegan couple, Jose and Leticia Gamiz, own a Mexican vegan food truck in the metro Phoenix area.

Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center keeps head up despite struggles to stay open

The Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center advocates and mentors local artists in metro Phoenix. Lately, though, the nonprofit has been struggling to keep its doors open, as grants and funding continue to overlook it.

Valley Hispanic immigrants react to President Trump’s State of the Union

Promise Arzina, a local immigrant advocacy group in Phoenix, had a viewing gathering to watch President Trump give his SOTU speech, as they anxiously waited on any news regarding immigration reform.

Local Valley program gives Latinos the power of entrepreneurship

Local First Arizona's business accelerator program promotes growth of local Latino businesses.