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Councilwoman

Betty Guardado ​​ ​



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Email: Council.District.5@phoenix.gov 

Adress: 200 W. Washington St. 11th Floor Phoenix, AZ 85003


 


 


 

 

Councilwoman Guardado Hosts Maryvale Resource Fair to Connect Residents to Opportunitieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2288City Council District 53/28/2022 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2288/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado Hosts Maryvale Resource Fair to Connect Residents to Opportunities<div class="ExternalClass53477C7D1578419B8A60E9F071C40160"><html> <p> <span style="font-family:arial;font-size:16px;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">Councilwoman Betty Guardado invites Phoenix residents to the Maryvale Resource Fair. This all-encompassing event will include city and community resources, COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, rental and utility assistance, career opportunities, and more.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">“The last two years of the pandemic have been hard on so many in our community," Counilwoman Betty Guardado said. "The City of Phoenix and its partners have funding, assistance, and information to help our residents, but it can be confusing to know where to go. This fair will bring resources directly to District 5 residents.”​​​​​​<br></span> </span> </p> <p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Resources and organizations attending include: <br></span> </span> </p> <ul> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Grand Canyon University<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Watts Family YMCA<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Phoenix HEAD Start<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">City of Phoenix Departments: Water Services, Housing, Human Services, Public Transit, and Public Safety<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Emergency Rental Assistance Help<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">City of Phoenix Mobile Career Unit<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">COVID-19 Mobile Testing and Vaccinations<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Local Labor Representatives promoting careers and apprenticeships<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Alhambra and Cartwright Elementary School Districts<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">The Arizona Human Society<br></span> </span> </li> <li> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">Phoenix Union High School District</span> </span> </li> </ul> <p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">AND MUCH MORE…<br></span> </span> </p> <p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <strong>When:</strong> Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. <br></span> </span> </p> <p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <strong>Where:</strong> Maryvale Community Center – 4420 N. 51st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85031<br></span> </span> </p> <p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <strong>More Information:</strong> Contact the District 5 Team at 602.262.7446 or <a href="mailto:Council.District.5@phoenix.gov" data-cke-saved-href="mailto:Council.District.5@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">Council.District.5@phoenix.gov</a> ​</span></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial;"><img style="width:500px;max-height:647px;max-width:500px;margin:5px;border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-radius:0px;height:647px;" class="cke_editable cke_editable_themed cke_contents_ltr cke_show_borders wsc-instance responsiveImage" border="0" vspace="0" hspace="0" alt="Resource Fair - English" data-placement="custom" src="/district5site/MediaAssets/English.png" /> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><img style="width:500px;max-height:647px;max-width:500px;margin:5px;border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-radius:0px;height:647px;" class="cke_editable cke_editable_themed cke_contents_ltr cke_show_borders wsc-instance responsiveImage" border="0" vspace="0" hspace="0" alt="Resource Fair - Spanish" data-placement="custom" src="/district5site/MediaAssets/Spanish.PNG" /></span></span></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Phoenix Vice Mayor Laura Pastor and Councilwoman Betty Guardado support passage of “Vision Zero” to help improve street safetyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2216City Council District 51/25/2022 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2216/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgPhoenix Vice Mayor Laura Pastor and Councilwoman Betty Guardado support passage of “Vision Zero” to help improve street safety<div class="ExternalClass1EA9D75E3E0E417A816715A1EFD43968"><html> <p> At Tuesday's Policy Meeting of the Phoenix City Council, Vice Mayor Pastor and Councilwoman Guardado joined their colleagues in passing a proposal to join the Vision Zero Network and incorporate “Vision Zero” into the goals of the City’s Comprehensive Road Safety Action Plan. This proposal underscores the City’s commitment to eliminating roadway deaths and serious injuries on city streets. </p> <p>“Thanks to the efforts of the entire Phoenix team, we are now well positioned to receive Federal funding through President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,” Vice Mayor Pastor said. “These dollars will ensure that we continue to improve roadway safety for all Phoenix residents.”</p> <p>Vice Mayor Pastor and Councilwoman Guardado both serve on the city’s Transportation, Infrastructure and Planning Subcommittee. Serving some of the areas of West Phoenix most impacted by street fatalities, they have advocated for roadway safety investment into those neighborhoods.</p> <p>“As a mother of two young school age kids, I know how important it is to have safe streets for our families,” Councilwoman Guardado said. “From our students walking to school, our cyclists riding across town, or our motorists driving to and from work – everyone should be safe while using our city streets and pedestrian paths.”</p> <p>They both voiced their thanks to the staff of the city’s Street Transportation Department and other departments who have worked diligently on the city’s comprehensive plan.</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Councilwoman Guardado Hosts Second Annual 'Very Merry Maryvale' Holiday Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2174City Council District 512/15/2021 10:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2174/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado Hosts Second Annual 'Very Merry Maryvale' Holiday Celebration<div class="ExternalClass0B8D636B4B924077B67646E4036FC416"><html> <p><span style="font-size:17.3333px;font-family:Calibri;">Phoenix Councilwoman Betty Guardado is inviting families to the second annual Very Merry Maryvale Holiday Celebration December 16th, at the Maryvale Community Center. The free event for youth ages 3 - 12 w​ill feature food, music, games, and gifts for registered families. Plus, Santa Claus will be dropping by for a visit! <br style=""><strong style="">Who</strong>: Councilwoman Betty Guardado, in partnership with Phoenix Parks and Recreation and Cartwright School District<br style=""><strong style="">When</strong>: Thursday, December 16 from 6 - 9 p.m.<br style=""><strong style="">Where</strong>: Maryvale Community Center - 4420 N 51st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85031<br style=""></span></p><p><span style="font-size:17.3333px;font-family:Calibri;">Our proud sponsors are the Arizona Coyotes, Chicanos Por La Causa, Mariscos El Nuevo Altata, and the United Phoenix Firefighters Local 493.<br style=""></span></p><p><span style="font-family:Calibri;"><span style="font-size:17.3333px;">Registration for this event is full.</span><br></span></p><p><img style="margin:5px;width:311px;height:477px;" alt="" src="/newssite/PublishingImages/Merry%20Maryvale%202021.JPG" /><img style="margin:5px;width:311px;height:478px;" alt="" src="/newssite/PublishingImages/Merry%20Maryvale%20SPA%202021.JPG" /><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Trust and cooperation with neighborhoods pave the way for historic project to serve Arizona seniors experiencing homelessnesshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2137City Council District 511/15/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2137/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgTrust and cooperation with neighborhoods pave the way for historic project to serve Arizona seniors experiencing homelessness<div class="ExternalClassFDDA0083ADA3479380A9369142FBBB0E"><html>​(Phoenix, AZ) On Tuesday, November 16, at 3:30 PM, Phoenix City Councilwoman Betty Guardado will join neighborhood leaders and service providers in the signing of a Good Neighborhood Agreement for Project Haven, a temporary housing development that will serve up to 170 seniors experiencing homelessness at a time.<br><br>The Good Neighbor Agreement solidifies the advocacy of local residents and the commitment of Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), who will own and operate the project, to provide a safe and secure project. “The agreement is the product of extensive conversations between CASS’s leadership team and neighbors,” says Phoenix City Councilwoman Betty Guardado. “I hope it becomes a model for how community concerns are addressed and trusting relationships can be built.”<br><br><div>At the event, CASS will also announce the members of a new neighborhood advisory committee that will ensure the successful implementation of the Good Neighbor Agreement.</div><div>Project Haven will address the dramatic increase in the number of seniors experiencing homelessness. As CASS CEO Lisa Glow explains: “Across the country, millions of older adults exist on the economic edge. Many become homeless when their rents are raised; others when they have a medical crisis or lose a spouse.” CASS saw a 31% increase in the 55-and-older homeless population between 2016 and 2019.</div><div><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><br></span></div><div><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">The event will take place on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 3:30 PM at the Phoenix Inn, located at 8152 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, AZ.</span></div><div><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><br></span></div><div><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><strong>Media Contact:</strong></span></div><div><div><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Phoenix City Council District 5</span><br></div><div>Andrew Wunder, Chief of Staff</div><div>(480) 415-6545</div><div>andrew.wunder@phoenix.gov<br></div></div></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Community Cleanup Effort Underscores Strength of Neighborhood Groupshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2134City Council District 511/9/2021 7:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2134/cleanup.jpgCommunity Cleanup Effort Underscores Strength of Neighborhood Groups<div class="ExternalClass2C18920940AF489DB45EEBE8AA60E8F6"><html> <p>​Community cleanup effort underscores strength of neighborhood groups and city commitment to vibrant communities</p> <p> On Saturday, November 13, at 9 AM, volunteers will gather to participate in a community cleanup, stretching from 19th to 27th Avenue and Glendale to Northern Avenue. The community mobilization is being organized by various organizations, including 19North Community Alliance, the Violence Impact Project, the Washington Park Neighborhood Association, Grand Canyon University, and Phoenix City Councilwoman Betty Guardado.  <br> </p> <p>“When we work together to improve our community, we build strong and safe neighborhoods for all our families to enjoy,” said Councilwoman Guardado. “I am inspired to see neighborhood groups, residents, city departments, students, and families come together for our community clean-up.” <br></p> <p>“Come out and experience the beauty of community working together. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow neighbors and learn about our shared vision and continued efforts to create a thriving community,” said Shannon McBride, Executive Director for 19North Community Alliance. <br></p> <p>Volunteers will be meeting in the Albertson’s parking lot at 1820 West Northern Avenue at 9 AM and then break up into smaller groups. The event will last until 11 AM.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5