Featured on the August 17th, 2023 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- Meet Patrick Kikut, an artist whose muse is the Colorado River. In this story from Aspen Public Radio, Kaya Williams reports on how Kikut aims to use his art to illustrate the bigger picture surrounding water issues.
- What is #WORTHY all about? Founder Vana Dee Lewis explains the origin behind this slogan, designed to remind everyone that they are valued, and are capable of overcoming life’s toughest challenges.
Vana Lewis will be at the 2023 Tucson Youth & Peace Conference at Pima Community College on Friday, Sept. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme of the 2023 conference is "Empathy: The Key to Humanizing and Uniting Our Communities." For more information, contact TYP Co-Coordinators Ann Yellott firstname.lastname@example.org or Vana Dee Lewis email@example.com.
- From Odyssey Storytelling, Ana Montañez shares a frank, personal story about finding inner strength she never knew she had.
- And, “The Border Simulator” is a new book of prose and poetry from author Gabriel Dozal. It examines border life from a diverse set of perspectives, taking it apart and rebuilding it to explore its political and social truths, irony and nuance.
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