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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jul 2014

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Jul 24, 2014

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Jul 18, 2014

Detention, Trek North May Have Mental Effects On Young Migrants

Thousands of unaccompanied children at border experience trauma, experts say.

Jul 10, 2014

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

Jul 3, 2014

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Jun 26, 2014

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

Jun 5, 2014

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

May 22, 2014

Happiness Workshop Helps Young Adults Navigate Teen Pressures

Program provides youth understanding of mindfulness, teaches them about self-respect, community responsibility, acting without judgment.

May 8, 2014

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

May 1, 2014

Young Musicians Prepare for 'World Series of High School Bands'

Tucson Jazz Institute students will be traveling to New York City to perform at the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band competition.

Apr 24, 2014

Local Group Hosts Special Prom for Teens with Cancer

Hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of S. Arizona, teens experience this high school rite of passage on their own terms.

Apr 3, 2014

Tucson Program for Cancer Survivors Expanding Nationally

Founder of Beat Cancer Boot Camp combines passion for helping patients with working out.

Apr 3, 2014

Four Day Film Fest Explores Current Crop of Mexican Cinema

This is the 9th edition of the festival, and co-sponsor says the films focus on historic issues and social issues that are relevant to life in Mexico and along the U.S. border.

Mar 27, 2014

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Mar 13, 2014

Native American Traditional Foods Turn Into Viable Business

From tepary beans grown by the Tohono O’Odham people to chocolate produced by the Chickasaw Nation, Native Americans are entering the niche food market in many places.

Mar 13, 2014

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

Mar 13, 2014

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