City Council Votes to Move Development of Ronstadt Forward

by Brian Flagg and Jimmy Ojeda “A Ronstadt Transit Center for Everyone” is turning into a Ronstadt Center for developers, politicians, and organized money. The Tucson Bus Riders Union (TBRU) has always advocated for a “downtown for everyone,” including the Ronstadt Transit Center.  The vision of TBRU is to keep the Ronstadt as a place where everyone is welcome despiteContinue reading “City Council Votes to Move Development of Ronstadt Forward”

Pope Speaks Out on Money and Power

We at Casa Maria are huge fans of the new Holy Father because he lays out the truth, even about the economy! And he dares to acknowledge that our Creator God calls all women and men to liberate themselves from slavery, even economic slavery! May our work here at Casa Maria be based in andContinue reading “Pope Speaks Out on Money and Power”

Welcome to Voces de Casa Maria

Editors note: Welcome to Casa Maria’s Blog/ Voces de Casa Maria! We are truly blessed to have the dynamic journalism major from the University of Arizona, Kassandra Manriquez help us with all the technical work to make this blog a reality. -Brian Flagg Hello! My name is Kassandra Manriquez, a second year journalism student atContinue reading “Welcome to Voces de Casa Maria”

TUSD Parents and TEA: Educational Session September 12

The last session of a three-part education series will be held this Thursday with guest speaker, Augustine Romero. Augustine Romero is the Director of Mulitcultural Curriculum for TUSD. Join us: When: Thursday, September 12, 6 p.m. Where: John Valenzuela Youth Center, 1550 S. 6th Ave. Child care is available and refreshments will be served.

Tucson Bus Riders Union: Film Screening August 30

The Tucson Bus Riders Union presents: Bus Riders Union A documentary that follows the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union for 3 key years of struggle, documenting the fight against transit racism and their struggle in the streets and on the buses in Los Angeles. Join us for a film screening: When: Friday, August 30, 7pmContinue reading “Tucson Bus Riders Union: Film Screening August 30”

Cafecito with TUSD’s New Superintendent

Join us in introducing our schools and neighborhoods to the new superintendent, H.T. Sanchez. Our goal is to increase parent involvement and shine a light on our south side schools. This is a great opportunity to brag about your child’s school, share stories and ask questions. Please bring ALL of your family. Childcare will beContinue reading “Cafecito with TUSD’s New Superintendent”