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College Depot - Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski6091https://i.ytimg.com/vi/S1CO9y152zU/hqdefault.jpgCollege Depot - Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowskihttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6091On this segment of Phoenix 2020 Councilman Nowakowski is at #CollegeDepot at Burton Barr Central #Library. College Depot is a free, full-service college access center with a team of college planning advisors and assistants offering one-on-one appointments and workshops regarding admissions, #FinancialAid and #Scholarships. Tune in as Councilman Nowakowski speaks with College Depot’s Director Judy Reno and prospective students who share their College Depot experiences.0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – WWE Royal Rumble and Downtown Phoenix6082https://i.ytimg.com/vi/aaYm96Y6Dto/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – WWE Royal Rumble and Downtown Phoenixhttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6082On this special edition of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is in Downtown Phoenix for the WWE Royal Rumble Weekend. The weekend featured four days of wrestling events hosted in Downtown Phoenix at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix Convention Center, and Chase Field. More than 100,000 people from around the world visited Downtown Phoenix for events. Join Councilman Nowakowski as he walks Downtown to chat with the organizations, businesses, and employees of Talking Stick Resort Arena who all have a vital role in the weekend of events. #WWE #royalrumble #liveraw0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Getting Fit with Phoenix Parks6040https://i.ytimg.com/vi/EtaxqThFNjo/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Getting Fit with Phoenix Parkshttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6040On this edition of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is out at Desert West Community Center to highlight how you can get healthy in the New Year at an affordable cost. Councilman Nowakowski and Phoenix Parks Director Inger Erickson discuss how residents can use Park’s Department facilities to get healthy this year.0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Downtown Development5959https://i.ytimg.com/vi/k5EC8Bt1TWo/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Downtown Developmenthttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/5959Development in Downtown Phoenix sky rocketed in 2018. New businesses, restaurants, office spaces, and high rise apartments buildings have all moved in with much more to come. To discuss the amazing growth Councilman Nowakowski meets with Phoenix Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay on this edition of Phoenix 2020.0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
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Councilwoman Ansari Celebrates Transformation of Well Site to Public Art Space in West Phoenix Neighborhoodhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/2338City Council District 75/4/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2338/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgCouncilwoman Ansari Celebrates Transformation of Well Site to Public Art Space in West Phoenix Neighborhood<div class="ExternalClassBF895EF8796948FDB95EB3EBB7C2F4EB"><html> The City of Phoenix Water Services Department, Office of Arts + Culture, and District 7 Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari will be dedicating the new Neighborhood Vista sculpture garden at 63rd Avenue and Osborn Road. on Wednesday, May 4th, at 4 p.m.<br><br> The community and media are invited to experience this transformative new public art space that has been developed at the site of a retired well site used to provide water to the West Phoenix community since the 1940s.  <br><br> Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari will speak to the power that redevelopment projects, such as this, will have on District 7 neighborhoods. <br><br> "Spaces that connect shade, public art, and sustainable, low-water-use greenery are essential to a thriving neighborhood," Councilwoman Ansari said. "Maryvale is incredibly deserving of investments like this, and I am proud to welcome Neighborhood Vista to this busy corner." <br><br> Learn more about the Neighborhood Vista project by experiencing our interactive project  <a href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?2dcfd26c1476ef32017f03e712a89bddb0458c728f618e9ffcd0cb0087124dc2" target="_blank">story map</a> . <br><br> <strong>What:</strong> Neighborhood Vista dedication <br><br> <strong>When:</strong> Wednesday, May 4th @ 4 p.m.<br><br> <strong>Where:</strong> 63rd Avenue and Osborn Road​​ <br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari’s Statement on Police Chief Jeri Williams’ Retirement https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/2333City Council District 75/3/2022 7:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2333/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgCouncilwoman Yassamin Ansari’s Statement on Police Chief Jeri Williams’ Retirement <div class="ExternalClass93498F20F3844544849A43387EFFF0B2"><html> <p>“I want to extend my well-wishes and a deep thank you to Police Chief Jeri Williams on her announced retirement and decorated service to our city. Under her leadership these last six years, the City of Phoenix has launched essential programs such as body worn cameras, become fully compliant with #8CAN'TWAIT and worked toward improving accountability and transparency efforts through better record management and reporting systems, more communication with our communities and updating officer training and education. </p> <p>I’m looking forward to working with our City Manager, Mayor, the Phoenix City Council and the Phoenix Police Department leadership to ensure a smooth transition that enables us to continue to deliver critical services to every corner of our city, while also working to address various challenges at hand: ongoing officer hiring and retention, a constructive and productive Department of Justice investigation, and our ability to serve every Phoenician equally and to the highest degree possible. </p> <p>The future of our public safety efforts will be dependent on a knowledgeable and visionary leader who can get right to work.” <br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Councilwoman Ansari Hosts Budget Town Hall for Estrella and Tolleson Neighborhoodshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/2308City Council District 74/12/2022 11:45:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2308/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgCouncilwoman Ansari Hosts Budget Town Hall for Estrella and Tolleson Neighborhoods<div class="ExternalClass1968DB5EA9F445B4AC282173B5DC5685"><html> <p>Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, who represents Phoenix City Council District 7, will be hosting a community ‘meet and greet’ and City of Phoenix budget town hall at Santa Maria Middle School on Thursday, April 14, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. She will be facilitating a discussion on neighborhood issues and helping pinpoint solutions residents can advocate for in the upcoming 2022-23 City of Phoenix budget.</p> <p> “Last year, we were able to deliver a new park to the Tolleson area and this year, a new bookmobile for the Estrella area has been presented in the City Manager’s trial budget, but we can organize for so much more," Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari said. "From an infrastructure standpoint, we have dangerous intersections and need new bus routes to better connect our residents." </p> <p> “I’ve been meeting with the school districts and community leaders to make progress on all these fronts," the Councilwoman added. "These are two areas of Phoenix that have not seen the investments they deserve. We need to take advantage of all federal and local opportunities to implement changes quickly."<br></p> <p> Councilwoman Ansari will be joined by directors and staff of the City’s Street, Economic Development, Transportation, and Neighborhood Services departments. Appetizers and pizza will be provided by local Tolleson business Pizzeria Del Sol. </p> <p> The forum is open to all District 7 residents. <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexv4OyM1HDwUg3K5FDP_e3qGK_CxLr7i4wrH-qrsLb_kTdtw/" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexv4OyM1HDwUg3K5FDP_e3qGK_CxLr7i4wrH-qrsLb_kTdtw/"></a><a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexv4OyM1HDwUg3K5FDP_e3qGK_CxLr7i4wrH-qrsLb_kTdtw/viewform" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexv4OyM1HDwUg3K5FDP_e3qGK_CxLr7i4wrH-qrsLb_kTdtw/viewform">Please register and share your questions in advance here</a><a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexv4OyM1HDwUg3K5FDP_e3qGK_CxLr7i4wrH-qrsLb_kTdtw/" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexv4OyM1HDwUg3K5FDP_e3qGK_CxLr7i4wrH-qrsLb_kTdtw/">.  </a> <br> </p> <p> <strong>Estrella and Tolleson Community Budget Town Hall </strong></p> <p> <strong>What:</strong> Public budget town hall for District 7 residents </p> <p> <strong>Who:</strong> Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, Fowler Elementary School District </p> <p> <strong>When:</strong> April 14, 2022 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. </p> <p> <strong>Where:</strong> Santa Maria Middle School Cafeteria -  7250 W Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85043<br> </p> <p> <strong>Media RSVP:</strong> Maria Lopez, Councilwoman Ansari’s Chief of Staff, 623-703-6830 or <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="mailto:maria.lopez@phoenix.gov" href="mailto:maria.lopez@phoenix.gov">maria.lopez@phoenix.gov</a><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Councilwoman Ansari and the City of Phoenix Observe Nowruz Day, or Persian New Year, on March 18 with Two-part Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/2272City Council District 73/16/2022 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2272/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgCouncilwoman Ansari and the City of Phoenix Observe Nowruz Day, or Persian New Year, on March 18 with Two-part Celebration<div class="ExternalClass220762B857764527AB04D94BC46E2CD7"><html>​<span lang="EN">​​Phoenix, AZ</span><span lang="EN"> — The Persian New Year, Nowruz, marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated by more than 300 million people worldwide in Iran and throughout Central Asia. This year, Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, the first Iranian-American elected to public office in the state of Arizona, will be hosting the first-ever Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall. </span><br><br><span lang="EN">It is not a religious holiday but rather a celebration of new beginnings: it promotes values of peace, solidarity, renewal, and reconciliation. Phoenix is one of the most diverse cities in the United States, with a long and proud history ​of welcoming refugees and immigrants every year. </span><br><br><span lang="EN">Most recently, Phoenix has become home to one of the largest numbers of Afghan refugees who will be resettled across the country. Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall will serve to recognize the contributions of diverse immigrant communities, and is hosted in partnership with the Arizona Persian Cultural Center and International Rescue Committee (IRC).</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Event #1: Nowruz Day Proclamation Private Press Conference</strong></span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>What:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">A celebratory dedication for Nowruz featuring traditional music, clothing, sweets and tea and remarks from local leaders and newly arriving refugees.</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Who:</strong></span><span lang="EN"> Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton, Arizona State University Dean Pardis Mahdavi, IRC Executive Director Aaron Rippenkroeger, and many more</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>When</strong></span><span lang="EN"><strong>:</strong> March 18, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Where:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">Phoenix City Hall</span><br><br><span lang="EN">200 W. Washington St., Phoenix AZ, 85003 (at the atrium in the first-floor lobby)</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>RSVP: </strong></span><span lang="EN"><a href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?6c79abc13081b9a374c5c8a4f60fcdbe3b175f3b03c6e65bd1142cbaf0e58d82" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" data-linkindex="1">maria.lopez@phoenix.gov</a> | 623-703-6830</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Event #2: Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall Evening Celebration</strong></span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>What:</strong></span><span lang="EN"> Free bazaar with food, performances, art, and interactive activities</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Who:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, Arizona Persian Cultural Center, Arizona State University, International Rescue Committee (IRC)</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>When:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">March 18, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Where:</strong></span><span lang="EN"> Phoenix City Hall Public Courtyard (Outside Orpheum Theatre)</span><br><br><span lang="EN">200 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85003</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Website: </strong></span><span lang="EN"><a href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?acef0a3b5451168aa5ef5c902a28ec7da3e09bc16dea8de0cacd5e6e1319bdfa" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" data-linkindex="2">nowruzphx.com</a></span><br><br><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Additional Nowruz Details:</strong></span><br style="text-decoration:underline;"><br><span lang="EN">*</span><span lang="EN">First 300 attendees will receive a free commemorative tote bag.</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Live Entertainment:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">DJ, fashion show by the Afghan Students Association at ASU, Hoorvash Dance Company, Persian Children’s Choir, Afghan Men’s Dance Group</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Food & Restaurants:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">Arya Catering, Cafe Chenar, ZK Kabob, Persian Tea House, and AZ Pops will be offering free lemon mint, creamy saffron, and watermelon strawberry ice cream.</span><br><br><span lang="EN"><strong>Interactive Activities:</strong> </span><span lang="EN">Live muralists, kid egg decorating table, photo exhibition, artists, and take-home calligraphy. Residents will also get to see haft-seen displays representing Iran, Afghanistan, and Central Asia.​</span><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari Hosts First-Ever Nowruz Celebration at Phoenix City Hallhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/2265City Council District 73/11/2022 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2265/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgCouncilwoman Yassamin Ansari Hosts First-Ever Nowruz Celebration at Phoenix City Hall<div class="ExternalClass1651D78015B446C89114BC4FBF006157"><html> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>​Phoenix, AZ — </strong>The Persian New Year, Nowruz, marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated by more than 300 million people worldwide. This year, Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, the first Iranian American elected to public office in the state of Arizona, will be hosting the first-ever <strong>Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall on March 18, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.</strong></span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;">Residents can learn about the holiday's traditions through food, live music and dance, art exhibits, speakers from around the world, and more. It is not a religious holiday but rather a celebration of new beginnings: it promotes values of peace, solidarity, renewal, and reconciliation.</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;">“Growing up, I saw communities like my own feel genuine fear when talking about their culture," said Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari. "Headlines about war and conflict drowned out the voices and stories of ordinary people. Globally, there is a devastating humanitarian crisis affecting families in Afghanistan and now the Ukraine. Locally, Phoenix is becoming home for many new arrivals.”</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;">“But what we know is: our city is stronger because of its rich diversity. Join us in celebrating culture, community and the many contributions of immigrant communities here in Phoenix,” she added.</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;">This event was made possible in partnership with the Arizona Persian Cultural Center, Arizona State University, International Rescue Committee (IRC), and generous founding sponsors.</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;">The City will declare March 21, 2022 as Nowruz Day in Phoenix. That declaration will be made in a private press conference at 11 a.m. on March 18, 2022. Interested media can RSVP with Maria Lopez to get more details. </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall</strong> </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>What:</strong> Free Persian New Year bazaar with food, performances, art, and interactive activities </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>Who: </strong>Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, Arizona Persian Cultural Center, Arizona State University, International Rescue Committee (IRC) </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>When: </strong>March 18, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>Where:</strong> Phoenix City Hall Public Courtyard (Outside Orpheum Theatre) </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;">200 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85003 </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <strong>More Information:</strong> </span> </span> </p> <ul> <li style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <a style="color:rgb(101, 101, 101);" href="https://www.nowruzphx.com/" data-cke-saved-href="https://www.nowruzphx.com/" target="_blank">Visit the Nowruz PHX Website </a> </span> </span> </p> </li> <li style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <a style="color:rgb(101, 101, 101);" href="https://iasaz.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/iasaz/donation.jsp?campaign=40&" data-cke-saved-href="https://iasaz.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/iasaz/donation.jsp?campaign=40&" target="_blank">Donate to the 2022 Nowruz Fund</a> </span> </span> </p> </li> <li style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <a style="color:rgb(101, 101, 101);" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4jPbOASp_BkwCcEI7i3ZQ3R1BSjd1hJeILwPUJmxFcvrxUA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0" data-cke-saved-href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4jPbOASp_BkwCcEI7i3ZQ3R1BSjd1hJeILwPUJmxFcvrxUA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0" target="_blank">Become an event volunteer</a> </span> </span> </p> </li> </ul> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:16px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong> <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Additional Nowruz Details:</span> </strong> </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>*</strong>First 300 attendees will receive a free commemorative tote bag. </span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>Live Entertainment: </strong>DJ, fashion show by the Afghan Students Association at ASU, Hoorvash Dance Company, Persian Children’s Choir, Afghan Men’s Dance Group</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>Food & Restaurants: </strong>Arya Catering, Cafe Chenar, ZK Kabob, Persian Tea House, and AZ Pops will be offering free lemon mint, creamy saffron, and watermelon strawberry ice cream.</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px;"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial;"> <span style="line-height:107%;"> <strong>Interactive Activities: </strong>Live muralists, kid egg decorating table, photo exhibition, artists, and take-home calligraphy. Residents will also get to see haft-seen displays representing Iran, Afghanistan, and Central Asia.​</span> </span> </span> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7


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