Litter prevention campaign targets men ages 19-24

A new effort by Don’t Trash Arizona addresses the economic, safety and health effects of freeway litter along regional and state highways. “Arizona is our home. Love it. Don’t trash it!” is the catchphrase that will be heard and seen throughout the state. Don’t Trash Arizona is a litter prevention campaign implemented by the Maricopa Association of […]

Apache Junction coalition accepts award for helping homeless

The Apache Junction Chronic Homeless Coalition received a public partnership award Wednesday from the Maricopa Association of Governments. The coalition and the Community Resource Center, which is housed at the Genesis Project, were honored with a Desert Peaks Award in ceremonies at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. “We are beyond thrilled to get this […]

MAG honors Apache Junction program with Desert Peaks Award

The Apache Junction Chronic Homeless Committee will receive the Desert Peaks Award for public partnership Wednesday, June 27, during a Maricopa Association of Governments event in Phoenix. The Apache Junction Chronic Homeless Committee “brings together local and regional public and nonprofit organizations to support programs and services for members of the Apache Junction community who […]

Maricopa Association of Governments asking for donations for heat relief

The Maricopa Association of Governments is partnering with local municipalities, nonprofit organizations and faith-based communities to coordinate the Heat Relief Network, officially kicking of the program Tuesday, May 1. Last year, the Arizona heat killed 155 people, according to a press release. Some were homeless, some were hikers or joggers, some were homebound adults and […]