Social Justice

Erin Joyce
Arizona State University has appointed a new curator at large for its museum. The daughter of two creative parents, Erin Joyce was raised in northern Arizona and began her prior work as a curator on an independent basis in California.
Nov. 4, 2023
Arcadia High School senior Gabriella Nakai is Navajo, Choctaw and the only Indigenous youth recognized at the White House's 'Girls Leading Change' celebration.
Arcadia High School senior Gabriella Nakai was the only Indigenous young woman among 15 honorees nationwide at last month's White House Gender Policy Council celebration where she had the chance to meet First Lady Jill Biden.
Nov. 2, 2023
The Arizona Coyotes play the Pittsburgh Penguin
Arizona Coyotes defenseman Travis Dermott violated NHL guidelines at the Coyotes home opener Saturday night by wrapping his stick with “pride tape” – a rainbow-colored tape that’s used in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Rather than punish Dermott, the NHL announced it has rescinded the ban on pride tape.
Oct. 24, 2023
Ann Scheel stands behind a podium and holds a microphone. She is speaking in the cafeteria of Frank Elementary School. She is wearing glasses, a blazer, black pants and black top. One hand is in her pocket.
A 2008 class-action lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office lasted through former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s term and now, through successor Paul Penzone’s.
More law enforecement news
Oct. 20, 2023
ASU Old Main
A rally for Palestine is scheduled for Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at ASU’s Tempe campus.
Oct. 20, 2023
ASU campus
The Show spoke with the chair of the Arizona Board of Regents Fred DuVal about the recent incident at Arizona State University involving professor David Boyles and Turning Point USA.
Oct. 19, 2023
Sadie Redfern
The Show spoke with Sadie Redfern about her experience with conversion therapy and the effects it has had on her years later.
Oct. 18, 2023
Phoenix Pride 2018
This weekend, the Phoenix Pride festival will take place at Steele Indian School Park. 50,000 people are expected to attend.
Oct. 16, 2023
World Championship Hoop Dance Competition
Arizona is not one of the 17 states that observe Indigenous People's Day on Monday, Oct. 9. That’s despite being home to 22 federally recognized tribes.
Oct. 7, 2023
A fountain in the middle of a body of water shoots a stream straight up, several yards into the air. It is dusk, and the stream of water is lit up with a purple light.
The Maricopa Association of Governments approved a resolution of support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with a focus on those experiencing homelessness as a result of domestic violence. One survivor says she’s glad MAG is kickstarting the conversation about people like her.
Oct. 5, 2023
Protesters holding signs
The Show spoke with Michael McQuarrie, director of the Center for Work and Democracy at Arizona State University and a former union organizer, about the history of unions in Arizona and the barriers to unionizing.
Oct. 5, 2023
Circle the City mobile unit
The Show spoke with behavioral health consultant and licensed social worker Kate Chandler about how mental health problems and substance abuse collide for people who are experiencing homelessness.
Oct. 3, 2023
The Zone in Phoenix
As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, MAG is working to raise awareness of what is often a primary cause of homelessness for women.
Oct. 2, 2023
The newly-built border wall
A group of activists and community members from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is heading to the United Nations in Geneva this month to talk about use-of-force by U.S. law enforcement.
Sep. 28, 2023
homeless id project
The Arizona Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Division says it has helped hundreds of people get state IDs in the first month since it opened a new office to serve homeless populations.
More Arizona housing news
Sep. 21, 2023
homelessness and heat
The Show spoke with assistant director of programs at Central Arizona Shelter Services Richard Southee about his studies in trauma-informed care at Arizona State University. The conversation kicks off a new segment called Deep Dive.
Sep. 20, 2023
Cindy McCain
She said a series of conflicts and COVID have drawn attention away from countries that continue to rely on the organization's aid. She added that the program does not have enough money to make it through October.
Sep. 18, 2023
 Mountain America Stadium in Tempe at Arizona State University
The city proposes adding protections for those with housing choice vouchers that would make it illegal to discriminate based on someone’s source of income.
Sep. 15, 2023
Luis Rivera Jimenez: A Brief Proposal on Race and Cultural Cosplay is on display at ASU Art Museum.
The Arizona State University Art Museum is celebrating Mexican Independence Day with a free event for all ages on Friday. It will include art-making activities, workshops, lotería games, face painting and more.
Sep. 12, 2023
Luis Rivera Jimenez: A Brief Proposal on Race and Cultural Cosplay is on display at ASU Art Museum.
The Arizona State University Art Museum has numerous exhibitions on display. You may have missed some, which opened this summer. But they continue into the fall and beyond, along with some new works of art as well.
Sep. 8, 2023


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