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Three OAT Director Finalists to Participate in Community Forumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/city-manager/2084City Manager9/29/2021 12:30:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2084/Newsroom OAT Candidates.pngThree OAT Director Finalists to Participate in Community Forum<div class="ExternalClass4276CF2E3A724F608557968141EED240"><html> <p></p><p></p>The public will have the opportunity to hear from the three finalists hoping to lead the newly created Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT). <br><br>Potential Directors for the OAT will participate in a virtual community forum on Thursday evening to outline their vision for the new office established by the Phoenix City Council. The mission of the OAT is to ensure complaints against Phoenix Police officers are handled fairly and objectively. The new office may also provide recommendations for training, policy, and disciplinary actions.<br><br><p>After preliminary interviews, a panel of community leaders and city executives narrowed down the list of candidates to the following three finalists:<br></p><strong>Andrew Myerberg<br></strong><br>Andrew Myerberg is currently the Director of the Seattle Office of Police Accountability (OPA), a position he has held for 4 years. In that role he is involved in approximately 400 investigative decisions annually, including issues from minor allegations of misconduct to officer-involved shootings. Prior to that, he worked for the Seattle City Attorney's office, including a role as lead counsel for the City during its consent decree with the Department of Justice investigation into the Seattle Police Department.<br><br>Myerberg received his law degree from American University. He also attended the University of San Diego School of Law and has a B.A. in International Relations from Hamilton College in New York.<br><br><strong>Erin Ellison</strong><br><br>Erin Ellison is the Senior Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at Arizona State University. She joined ASU's DEI in 2014, becoming the Senior Director in 2019. In this role, she has focused on strategic action plans to increase diversity in the workforce, leadership development and employee engagement. She also oversees investigations into discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Ellison has spent the last decade as a member of the United States Army JAG Corps where she is currently assigned as Major in the 653rd Regional Support Group in Mesa. <br><br>Ellison obtained her law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law, also studying law as a visiting student at Pepperdine. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota.<br><br><strong>Roger Smith </strong><br><br>Roger Smith serves the city of Cleveland as the Administrator of the Office of Professional Standards (OPS). This office investigates 200-300 allegations of misconduct against Cleveland police officers annually. Under his direction, the OPS works directly with the Department of Justice on dozens of provisions in the City's consent decree with the DOJ. Prior to his work with Cleveland, Smith worked in New York City including nine years as Counsel for the city's Civilian Complaint Review Board.<br><br>Smith received his law degree from the University of Southern California. He also has a B.A. in History and M.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.<br><br><strong>Community Forum</strong><br><br>Myerberg, Ellison and Smith will all participate in Thursday's community forum. It will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 30. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person attendance at the forum will not be available, however it will be streamed via a public <a target="_blank" href="https://phoenixpublicmeetings.webex.com/phoenixpublicmeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3ce2df366b122e6d83b7bcbe5a372d12">WebEx link</a>, (dial: 602-666-0783 event#2486 344 9711 to listen in Spanish) or on the city's <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofphoenixaz">YouTube</a> and <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/CityofPhoenixAZ">Facebook</a> pages as well as carried live on PHXTV, which can be accessed on Cox Cable 11 or through the <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/phxtv/2041">LocalBTV</a> app available on your phone or streaming devices such as Roku. A recording of the forum will be available on the city's YouTube page for those unable to watch it live. <br><br>The city is conducting a community survey to gather data on the attributes community members feel is important for the Director of the OAT. The survey includes opportunities to submit questions for the finalists who will participate in Thursday's community forum. The survey remains open for participation in both <a target="_blank" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7RHVQ3C">English</a> & <a target="_blank" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MM837PR">Spanish</a>. <br><br>Finalists will also participate in a panel interview with leadership from the City Manager's Office before a final decision is made on the Director position.<br><p>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/citymanagerNewscity-managerFinalists for Director of Office of Accountablity and TransparencyCity Manager@phoenixpolice @CityofPhoenixAZ#police, OAT, Transparency, Police Accountability, Civilian ReviewDan Wilson602-760-6660602-495-5901daniel.b.wilson@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/5/Dan_Wilson.jpgPHXCityManagerAndrew Myerberg (left), Erin Ellison & Roger Smith are finalists for the new Director of Office of Accountability and Transparency

 

 

COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impactshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561Emergency Management & Homeland Security12/3/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1561/Newsroom_Combined.jpgCOVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts<div class="ExternalClass04B50380C815402EA1DA46DA6DEA93F6"><html> <p>​<strong>We're in this together!</strong> Looking for help? Find information related to the COVID-19 pandemic on this page. Residents with questions about city services and programs are encouraged to call <strong>(602) 262-3111</strong> or e-mail <a target="_blank" href="mailto:contactus@phoenix.gov">contactus@phoenix.gov</a>​. ​​​​​​​​Phoenix small businesses needing help can call the Phoenix Community and Economic Development hotline at <strong>(602) 262-5040</strong>.</p> <h3>Phoenix COVID-19 Testing and Select Vaccination Events<br></h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399">Find upcoming testing dates and locations, either on-site or with Phoenix's Mobile Testing Van. Select sites now also offer Vaccinations! Learn more.</a> </p><h3>Vaccine Fact Sheet</h3><p>Download information about the currently approved vaccines.<br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-English.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - English (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Spanish.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - Spanish (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Chinese.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet- Chinese (PDF)</a><br></p><h3>Masks Required in City Buildings Regardless of Vaccination Status</h3><p><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1917">On May 19, 2021 the Phoenix City Council updated the Face Coverings information to automatically adjust with CDC guidance. On July 27, 2021, the CDC updated that guidance to require masking indoors in communities with substantial or high virus transmission rates, regardless of vaccination status. Effective Monday, August 2, 2021​, masks are required in all city buildings. As previously decided by the Council, private businesses may set their own policies regarding face coverings applicable to their employees and customers. </a>(<strong>Note: </strong>The airport and public transit remain covered by the Federal mask mandate.) <br></p><h3>Downtown Phoenix Buildings Are “By Appointment Only”​<br></h3><p>​<a href="/newsroom/public-works/1084" target="_blank">Public access to the following downtown city of Phoenix buildings is currently by appointment only ​</a><br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>Phoenix City Hall – 200 W. Washington St.<br>Calvin C. Goode Building – 251 W. Washington St.<br>Phoenix Public Transit Building – 302 N. First Ave​</p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><p> </p> <h3>City of Phoenix Impacted City Services Update</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054">Learn what's impacted with current city services. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Business & Resident Resources </h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/resources">Additional resources for Phoenix businesses, the workforce, and residents relating to COVID-19. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/COVIDrelief">Information and updates on the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn more.</a> ​<br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
Phoenix COVID-19 Testing and Select Vaccination Eventshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399Emergency Management & Homeland Security12/3/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1399/Newsroom_Virus_Testing.jpgPhoenix COVID-19 Testing and Select Vaccination Events<div class="ExternalClassCFF4ECA46ED349AC969FE1C33601B659"><html> <div class="ExternalClassFA4EFB964BD142158CA446F5807F9C77"> <br> <h2>​COVID-19 Testing<br></h2><p>We're all in this together. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash" target="_blank">#COVID19</a> testing with no out-of-pocket cost. The city of #PHX now has two #COVID19 mobile testing vans out in the community. See also list of <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561" target="_blank">COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts.</a> </p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;"> <strong>Mobile Van #1: </strong><a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">Vincere Cancer Center</a><br></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;"> <strong>Mobile Van #2: </strong><a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">Premier Lab Solutions</a><br></p><h2> Vaccinations<br></h2><p>Select events marked with <strong> <span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong> offer COVID-19 tests and vaccines! For other vaccine locations see <a target="_blank" href="https://www.maricopa.gov/5659/COVID-19-Vaccine-Locations">Maricopa County Vaccine Finder</a> and <a target="_blank" href="https://www.vaccines.gov/search/">Vaccines.gov seach</a>.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​</span></p> ​ <h3>Friday, December 3, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> El Reposo Park<br> 502 E. Alta Vista Road, Phoenix, AZ 85042<br> 7:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, December 4, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> AGEEZ Hair Center<br><strong><span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong><br> 542 W Southern Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85041<br> 7:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> El Oso Park<br> 3451 N. 75th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85033<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Monday, December 6, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Falcon Park<br> 3420 W. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ 85009<br> 7:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Cholla Library<br> 10050 N Metro Pkwy E., Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, December 7, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Chicanos Por La Causa<br><strong><span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong><br> 6850 W Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85033<br> 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, December 8, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> La Pradera Park<br>6830 N. 39th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004<br> 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, December 9, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 7:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, December 10, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Yucca Library<br> 5648 N 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, December 11, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Park<br> 17642 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 7:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Tillman Middle School<br> <strong><span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong><br> 4309 E. Belleview Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Monday, December 13, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Chicanos Por La Causa<br><strong><span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong><br> 6850 W Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85033<br> 7:015 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Desert Sage Library<br> 7602 W. Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, December 14, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Ironwood Library<br><strong><span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong><br> 4333 E Chandler Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85048<br> 1:00 - 7:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://vincerecancer.com/" target="_blank">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, December 15, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Adam Diaz Senior Center<br> <strong><span style="color:#0066cc;">Testing & Vaccination Event</span></strong><br> 4115 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85019<br> 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix" target="_blank">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p> ​​ <br>​<br>​<br></div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
The 44th Annual Indian Art Market at Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/2158Parks and Recreation12/11/2021 3:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2158/Newsroom_Parks_001.pngThe 44th Annual Indian Art Market at Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park <div class="ExternalClass0FBEB320FA074987BD5875CD41CD5AC6"><html> <p>Join us for the 44th Annual Indian Market December 11th and 12th, 2021. We are excited to bring the market back after a year off. The Pueblo Grande Indian Art Market will take place on Saturday, December 11 & Sunday, December 12, 2021, from 9am – 4pm. Cost: $5 (entrance to museum included) and the market is free to Indigenous peoples, military personnel (active and retired), Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum memb​​ers, children twelve and below, front-line workers and first responders.</p> <p>Each year the Pueblo Grande Indian Market features an exemplary artist. This year's featured artist is Native American artist Robert (Bob) Lansing, who specializes in pottery which features detailed etchings of animals combined with Native American designs. This year Ki:Him (O'odham word for village) will be featured along the trail by the pithouses and extend out past the compound area, where visitors can engage in many hands-on activities. We will have the O'odham Food Market, our beloved Food vendors, Kettlicious Popcorn and Frybread, as well as Linda Taylor (Hopi) who will be demonstrating piki bread making and offering samples to visitors to taste.</p> <p>Thank you to The Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum for presenting the 44th Annual Indian Art Market at Pueblo Grande Museum and Archeological Park.</p> <p>We hope to see you there! </p> <p>Please visit <a target="_blank" href="https://www.pueblograndeindianmarket.org/">https://www.pueblograndeindianmarket.org/</a> for more information.</p> <p>#IndianArtMarket #IndigenousArt #IndigenousArtists #FriendsofPGM #PGM​<br></p> <p>-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br></p> <p> <strong>GUIDELINES FOR YOUR VISIT</strong> </p> <p> <strong>Stay Home if You're Sick</strong> </p> <p>If you are showing COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home. This is critical to the health and safety of our staff and communities.</p> <p> <strong>Wear a Face Mask</strong> </p> <p>Effective August 2, 2021, a mask or face covering will be required when inside a city facility, regardless of vaccinations status. We have masks available for those who need them.</p> <p>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br></p> <p>Pueblo Grande Museum is a 1,500-year-old archaeological site once inhabited by the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People (Hohokam) . Voted a Phoenix Point of Pride and listed as a National Historic Landmark, the Museum offers two accessible interpretive trails on the prehistoric village site. Visitors view a platform mound, ballcourt and irrigation canals. Indoor exhibits feature artifacts from the site and hands-on activities for kids. The museum provides preservation, education, and collaborative interpretation of the cultural history of the Phoenix area and is managed by the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department.</p> <p>Throughout the year, Pueblo Grande Museum has programming for adults, children, and families, which include archaeology classes for kids, arts and crafts workshops, hikes, and lectures.  The Museum also holds annual events, such as the Indian Art Market, summer programs for children, a Native Art & Rug Auction, Ancient Technology Day and more to please all ages and interests! Check out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pueblogrande.com/">www.pueblogrande.com</a> or call (602) 495-0901 for more information.</p> <p><strong>Museum Hours:</strong>  October through April – Open 7 Days a Week! Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sunday 1 p/m/ - 4:45 p.m. Kids get in free on Sundays!</p> <p><strong>Museum Admission:</strong>  Adults $6, Seniors (55+) $5, Children (6-17) $3, under 6 are Free <br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parksNews

 

 

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