Believe in the Dream MLK Virtual Celebration 2022https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2203Equal Opportunity1/14/2022 5:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/T94shSVkAzUBelieve in the Dream MLK Virtual Celebration 2022<div class="ExternalClassB99A2E50E28C440CBE36FFA3415D652C"><html> <p>Thanks for joining us for the virtual MLK Awards Celebration “Believe in the Dream." </p> <div> <p>The winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream Awards, and the Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Award are honored for their lifelong commitment to creating a compassionate and socially just community.</p> <br> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunityEOD
Join Us to Celebrate the 2022 Regional Unity Walkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/276Equal Opportunity1/13/2022 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/276/Newsroom_EOD_018.jpgJoin Us to Celebrate the 2022 Regional Unity Walk<div class="ExternalClassF58DFA00B26944C3AB17E11E8261C7FA"><html> <p>​In honor of the 19th Annual Regional Unity Walk, the cities of Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Guadalupe, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe are coming together to celebrate this year's “Unity Walk: Strengthening Connections," from Jan. 4-31, 2022.<br></p> <p>Each city has contributed to a calendar of signature events, festivals, performances and more for the community to experience throughout January 2022. Most of the offerings are accessible without going indoors, so it’s a safe activity to enjoy as a family outing, date night or even to escape your neighborhood to explore a nearby city.</p> <p> ​View the<a href="https://regional-unity-walk-tempegov.hub.arcgis.com/" target="_blank"> <strong>calendar of events</strong></a> for a month full of options located in each one of the participating cities. </p> <p>Learn more about the 2022 Regional Unity Walk in this <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZZvBmr_c_U" target="_blank"><strong>video message </strong></a>featuring Valley mayors. </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Let Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to Youhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1476Equal Opportunity1/13/2022 9:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1476/Newsroom_EOD_014.jpgLet Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to You<div class="ExternalClassF3DE5525B4354D02AFBF4005198C9BAF"><html> <p>​The city of Phoenix Women's Commission (PWC) and the Equal Opportunity Department are organizing free, virtual and in-person programs for 2022. They would like to hear your ideas and comments on the topics that are most impactful to you. Your answers will help them determine what topics to present. </p> <p>Please provide your ideas and feedback by completing this five-question<strong> </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUNDFZV1ZCQjYxVVdLUkdBN0xUNzRaQlFBVi4u&wdLOR=c1AAB5BEE-6CB7-4676-B494-C048AEBFB90B"><strong>survey</strong></a>.<br></p> <p><em>The </em><a target="_blank" href="/eod/commissions/phoenixwomens"><em>PWC</em></a><em> provides advocacy, leadership and support on issues facing women of all ages to enhance their quality of life. The commission promotes the participation of women in civic and public affairs and advises the mayor and City Council on women's issues.</em></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
36th Annual AZ MLK Virtual Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1673Equal Opportunity1/3/2022 3:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1673/Newsroom_EOD_013.jpg36th Annual AZ MLK Virtual Celebration<div class="ExternalClass71DCE56149744D04AC37C3A77A4D59C8"><html> <p>Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at the virtual MLK Awards Celebration “Believe in the Dream," <strong>10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022</strong>. </p> <p>The winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream Awards, and the Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Award will be honored for their lifelong commitment to creating a compassionate and socially just community.<br></p> <p> <strong>The 2022 honorees are:</strong> <br> </p> <p> </p><ul> <li> <strong>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Calvin C. Goode “Lifetime Achievement Award"<br></strong>Robbin Coulon<br><br></li> <li><p> <strong>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Living the Dream Award"</strong><br>Kim Covington<br>Lloyd Hopkins<br>Nadia Khalighi<br>Richard Yarbough                 </p></li> </ul> <p></p> <p>For updates and information about the free virtual event, visit <a href="http://azmlk.org/" target="_blank">azmlk.org​</a>. The event is sponsored by PetSmart, Verizon, the Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee, the city of Phoenix and the Phoenix Human Relations Commission.</p> <p>To watch the virtual celebration, visit <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/Youtube.com/CityofPhoenixAZ__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21IKUDTTcpuLq-1Abx9wS4DwUKmjb9tVSN_xG5rmuepzAWcAnLfRizbKfKfq3m9NanxbrvTqM$" target="_blank">Youtube.com/CityofPhoenixAZ</a>. ​<br></p> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Nov. 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Weekhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2138Equal Opportunity11/15/2021 9:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2138/Newsroom_EOD_023.jpgNov. 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Week<div class="ExternalClassFCDD5160A47A48BD91C5F324F3CDF3EA"><html> <p>​Each year between Nov. 13 - 19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face. The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on Nov. 20 to memorialize those who were murdered due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. </p> <p>To celebrate and help raise the visibility of transgender people, an exhibit was created by the Phoenix LGBTQ Employee Alliance to help educate the public about transgender people, ways to support trans youth and some of the issues the transgender community face. Also included is a memorial that honors the memory of the transgender and gender non-conforming individuals whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence this year; 2021 being the deadliest year recorded. </p> <p>The exhibit can be viewed in the Phoenix City Hall Atrium located at 200 W. Washington St., 1st floor. The exhibit will be available for viewing from Nov. 15 - 30.</p> <div> <br> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Building Mental Resilience: Turning Power to Bounce Forwardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2059Equal Opportunity9/14/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2059/Newsroom_EOD_022.pngBuilding Mental Resilience: Turning Power to Bounce Forward<div class="ExternalClassA77F5FD9C3F24D7F9FC21B1700E2FC06"><html> <p>The Phoenix Women's Commission invites residents to an engaging webinar about mental health and resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on mental health for many community members. <br></p> <p>The free virtual event focuses on wellness and the tools needed for effective resilience. It will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. Once <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-mental-resilience-turning-power-to-bounce-forward-tickets-169685412637" target="_blank"><strong>registered</strong></a>, attendees will receive an event link to attend the virtual event. </p> <p> <strong>Special Guest Speaker: </strong>Teri Pipe, PhD, RN<br></p> <p> <img class="" style="margin:5px;width:325px;height:176px;vertical-align:middle;" src="/eodsite/MediaAssets/Dr.%20Teri%20Pipe.jpg" /><br></p> <p>Dr. Teri Pipe is an expert on mindfulness which is a skill set to increase the ability to experience being fully present, focused, and alive. Mindfulness has important implications for resilience within and beyond the healthcare and higher education sectors.</p> <p>Dr. Teri Pipe is Dean Emerita of the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, where she served as Dean from 2011-2018 and as ASU Chief Well-Being Officer from 2017-2021. She is the Founding Director of ASU's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. Prior to ASU, Dr. Pipe served as Mayo Clinic Arizona's Director of Nursing Research and Innovation for 11 years. She loves spending time in nature and exploring ways of bringing compassion and well-being more fully into our world.<br></p> <p>Dr. Pipe is an expert on nursing leadership with a focus on interprofessionalism, bringing nurses together with physicians and other health professionals, businesspeople, and policymakers, to help redesign and improve health in the U.S. Her research interests include mindfulness, resilience in professional and clinical populations, health promotion and wellness, positive coping and stress management, oncology, and gerontology. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of mindfulness, workforce resilience, and self-compassion.<br></p> <p>Dr. Pipe earned her PhD in health policy and administration with a minor in gerontology from Pennsylvania State University, a master's degree in nursing with an emphasis in gerontology from the University of Arizona, and a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Iowa.<br></p> <p> <strong>About the Phoenix Women's Commission</strong> </p> <p>The Phoenix Women's Commission provides advocacy, leadership, and support on issues facing women of all ages to enhance their quality of life. The commission promotes the participation of women in civic and public affairs and advises the mayor and City Council on women's issues. Learn more about the Phoenix Women's Commission.<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Nominations Extended for MLK Awards Programhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1458Equal Opportunity9/8/2021 4:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1458/Newsroom_EOD_013.jpgNominations Extended for MLK Awards Program<div class="ExternalClass00D8AA6B37474DDB861DB9C62C26D706"><html> <p>If you know someone, including youth, who has made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents, we urge you to nominate them for an award.</p> <p>The Living the Dream Award recognizes individuals who embody the ideas of Dr. King through their continued personal commitment to human relations and social justice.</p> <p>The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes exceptional individuals who have made Phoenix a better place to live through a lifelong dedication to promoting social and economic justice, defending civil rights, and enhancing the dignity of all people. Nominations must emulate the lifelong dedication of Calvin C. Goode.</p> <p>The deadline to submit a <a target="_blank" href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUMkZCNlZaTlpVVFhQV0hXTjNHMzdSRjFOSC4u">nomination form</a> online has been extended unitl 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="/eod" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/eod</a> or call 602-534-1279. </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
MLK Celebration Nominationshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2040Equal Opportunity8/26/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/8Z0Bexs13B8MLK Celebration Nominations<div class="ExternalClassCCB216E5A1A44DF5AA0919C42CDDAF04"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>The annual Martin Luther King celebration is in January 2022. The MLK Planning Committee is currently taking nominations for some key legacy awards. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. This update provides you with the information you need to know for submitting a nomination.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> <p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>For more information, visit <a target="_blank" href="/eod">phoenix.gov/eod​</a> or call 602-534-1279. <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodVideoequal-opportunityEOD



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