Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
On Tuesday, the city of Phoenix hosted a community forum under the theme "Women Empowering Women." But after the forum is over, what can be done to address challenges and increase opportunities for women in this community?
The Phoenix City Council approved a new city budget for the upcoming fiscal year last evening. The nearly $4.5 billion plan includes money for public safety, trying to help the city’s homeless population and libraries among many other things.