Step Up to Justice
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
1M ago
This week’s episode of The Nonprofit Spotlight shines on Sierra Rhodes, HOME Fellow and Staff Attorney at Step Up to Justice (SU2J). Step Up to Justice Pro Bono Law Center advances civil justice for low-income individuals and families in Pima County, Arizona. The organization works to lift people out of poverty by providing community education and emergency civil legal assistance; leveraging innovation, partnerships, advocacy, and volunteer services. SU2J is a full-service civil legal education and assistance center, created to close the justice gap for low-income residents of Pima County who ..read more
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Arizona Trail Association
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
5M ago
In this episode of Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with Matthew Nelson, the Executive Director of the Arizona Trail Association. The Arizona National Scenic Trail is a complete non-motorized path from Mexico to Utah, stretching 800 diverse miles across Arizona to link deserts, mountains, canyons, forests, history, communities and diverse peoples. Matthew and Stephanie discuss KXCI and the Arizona Trail Association's involvement with Epic Rides  24 Hours in the Old Pueblo mountain bike ride. As well as some of the Arizona Trail Associations' outreach programs such as their Seeds ..read more
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Center for Creative Photography
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
7M ago
In this episode of Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with Todd Tubutis, director of the Center for Creative Photography. They discuss Todd's first year as director, the center's history, and the programs and resources available to students and the public.  The Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, is recognized as one of the world's finest academic art museums and study centers for the history of photography. There are currently more than 110,000 works by over 2,200 photographers. A library of books, journals, and exhibition and auction catalogs, including many r ..read more
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Community Investment Corporation and Startup Tucson
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
7M ago
In this episode of Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with Danny Knee, the Executive Director of the Community Investment Corporation (CIC), and Keneshia Raymond, Director of Programs and Access to Capital at Startup Tucson. They discuss the partnership between Start Up Tucson and the CIC supporting the BIPOC Community Managed Loan Fund as well as  TENWEST.  ..read more
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Arizona Women's Chorus
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
8M ago
In this episode of Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with the Conductor and Artistic Director of the Arizona Women's Chorus, Terrie Ashbaugh. They discuss their 30-year history in Tucson, world travel, and the upcoming season ..read more
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Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
9M ago
In this episode of Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Chief Executive Officer Kristen García-Hernandez. They discuss Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona's mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place—here in Southern Arizona and beyond and how their work with underserved girls in Southern Arizona complements their vision, "where every Girl Scout feels empowered to lead in their community, the workplace, and the world," as well their upcoming Over the Edge event on Saturday, November 11th ..read more
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Sky Islands High School
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
10M ago
  This episode, The Nonprofit Spotlight shines on Sky Islands High School. Sky Islands was founded in 2008 as a unique academic program that emphasizes social, ecological, environmental, and place-based literacy. Miranda spoke with Enrollment Enhancement Coordinator Karina Levy about their urban farm-to-kitchen program, partnership with Pivot Produce (a local produce distribution company active in the farm-to-table movement), their 12-acre campus, and more ..read more
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Tucson Clean & Beautiful
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
1y ago
  This episode, The Nonprofit Spotlight shines on Tucson Clean & Beautiful (TCB). The purpose of TCB is to preserve and improve our environment, conserve natural resources, and enhance the quality of life in the City of Tucson and eastern Pima County. Miranda spoke with Nichole Casebeer (she/her/ella), Green Stormwater Infrastructure Program Manager, and Angel Enriquez Breault (el/he), Climate Equity Workforce and Education Director. The healing power of reconnecting human and natural communities in mutually beneficial, restorative and empowering ways motivates and guides Nichole's wo ..read more
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Our Family Services
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
1y ago
In this episode of  Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with Karen Jamie Snyder, Executive Director of Our Family Services. Celebrating its 70th year serving Tucson, Our Family Services is dedicated to eliminating homelessness and strengthening our community. Stephanie and Jamie discuss their housing first model, along with Our Family Services' programs and partnerships like Reunion House, made possible through their partnership with Quick Trip to provide their Safe Place services ..read more
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Arts Express Theatre
The Nonprofit Spotlight
by KXCI
1y ago
In this episode of  Nonprofit Spotlight, Stephanie Engs talks with Karen Wiese, Executive Director and Producer of Arts Express Theatre. With over 39 years of service in Southern Arizona, Arts Express Theatre is dedicated to building a better community through the arts!  Stephanie and Karen discuss the upcoming season of Arts Express and the importance of Arts Education. The mission of Arts ExpressTheatre is to build character, strengthen community and celebrate culture through the power of musical theatre ..read more
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