March 5th, 2021
The COVID-19 Pandemic and the economic turmoil have hit our communities incredibly hard, many have lost their jobs, their businesses, and most importantly their loved ones. The type of leadership that we expect from our elected officials in times like these is compassionate leadership, leadership that is focused on serving the needs of our community. Leadership that acts with integrity, and a sense of urgency. On today’s Senate floor, our Senators had the opportunity to uplift millions of people who have kept this country moving forward out of poverty. …
For Immediate Release:
Thursday, Feb. 25th, 2021
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Under Unprecedented Circumstances, Members of Living United for Change in Arizona to Virtually Meet with ArizonaLegislators During Our Annual Lobby Day
LUCHA Members from across Arizona are coming together for the 4th annual Lobby Day. Every year, since 2018, LUCHA members and staff have the opportunity to learn about the legislative process, attend training sessions, meet with legislators, and advocate on issues that impact working families in Arizona.
PHOENIX — This year our Lobby Day will be done completely virtually as we are still living through this…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7th, 2020
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Voters Rejected Hate, Xenophobia, and White Supremacy from Trump and Republicans
PHOENIX — It’s official! The nation has flipped from red to blue. And Arizona’s youth and voters of color brought on the most significant victory for progressive elected officials and policies in recent history. In response to the results, Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) has released the following statement:
Co-Directors of LUCHA, Alejandra Gomez and Tomas Robles, Jr.:
“In Arizona and across the country, we have seen our communities show up in record…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 30th, 2020
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LUCHA’s “Get Out The Vote” Final Push to Mobilize Latinx Voters in Arizona
**Opportunities available to shadow canvassers and/or attend events every day until Election Day **
PHOENIX — In the final days before Election Day, Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) announces its Get Out the Vote (GOTV) efforts to reach Latinx voters in the state to elect U.S. Presidential candidate Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, U.S. …
PHOENIX — Earlier this year, our endorsement committee voted to support a slate of progressive candidates up and down the ballot. These candidates are grounded in their communities, dedicated to fighting for justice, and advocating for those most impacted by the issues we face today. We want to thank all of our endorsed candidates for running passionate campaigns and fighting for LUCHA values.
With major electoral victories in Maricopa County, Pima County, and Southern Arizona for candidates like State Rep Raquel Terán, State Senator Juan Mendez and State Representative Athena Salman, Gabby Cazares-Kelly for Pima County Recorder, Adelita Grijalva for…
By Randy Perez, Democracy Director
Published: June 30th 2020
It’s finally here! Our team and our members have been waiting for this moment for a while, and today, LUCHA is proud to announce our first round of endorsements for the August 4th, 2020 Primary Election. Before we share with you our candidates, I wanted to talk a little bit about our process and why these endorsements are so important to us, the community we serve, and to the vision of co-governance we share with these candidates.
LUCHA has never done a large endorsement process. Over the last decade, our organization…
On Behalf Of LUCHA Members,
Over 100,000 dead Americans, over 30 million Americans are unemployed, and we have nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd, police brutality, and systemic racism. In Tucson, many small businesses, and many Tucsonans are struggling to stay above water. Now more than ever before we are in need of leadership that is attuned to the concerns and needs of our communities. Our Democracy is in chaos, and the best way to restore faith is through co-governance.
Cooperation between the community and our elected leaders will help bring the people who are closest to…
Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) is a nonprofit membership-led, grassroots organization that builds power with Arizona’s working families.