​​​​​​​​​​​Strategic Initiatives

​The Strategic Initiatives Team provides support to city-sponsored campaigns and initiatives.  These campaigns provide education and awareness to the community to end domestic violence, teen dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking and the spread of HIV. 

Paint Phoenix Purple Campaign

The Phoenix City Council has identified domestic violence as a city-wide priority. It has developed a plan to make Phoenix a national leader in the prevention and response to domestic violence.  For more information, visit paintphoenixpurple.org

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If you or someone you know has been a victim of domestic violence or teen dating abuse, please click here for a list of Resources:

Youth Resource Feb 2020.pdf

February Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The Strategic Initiatives team works closely with youth serving organizations and high schools, as part of the Paint Phoenix Purple campaign, to provide education on healthy relationships, identifying red flags, and available community resources. 

Teen Dating Violence Video Contest

In observance of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, local high school students were invited to participate in a Smartphone Video Contest. The contest was designed to bring awareness to dating violence and promote healthy relationships. Please visit our Paint Phoenix Purple Facebook Page to view the videos

 @ Facebook.com/PaintPhoenixPurple/

Pictured:  Teen Dating Violence Video Contest 2020 Winners with Vice Mayor Betty Guardado

The Compass Plan Initiative

The City of Phoenix's initiative in addressing and combating Human Trafficking through Awareness/Outreach, Training, Law Enforcement and Victim Services. 









For more information, visit phoenix.gov/stophumantrafficking


Let's Talk Teal Campaign​​​​

The City of Phoenix's partnership with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance to raise public awareness about Sexual Violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it.  



Fast Track Cities Initiative


Fast Track Cities works towards ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 by building upon, strengthening, and leveraging existing HIV-related programs and resources.  For more information, visit phoenix.gov/hivphx

The Strategic Initiatives team has several partnership opportunities for businesses, organizations, school districts, and the community.  Additional information is attached. 

  • Community/School Awareness Presentations
  • Staff Trainings and Train-the -Trainer
  • Resource Fairs
  • Youth Town Hall
  • Awareness-themed Local Sporting Events
  • Item Drives

For more information, call 602-262-4946 or e-mail sergio.gomez@phoenix.gov.