Casa Maria needs your help! Please attend this meeting! Pima County Interfaith Council is counting on 300 people to show up. City Council candidates including incumbents Karin Uhlich and Richard Fimbres will be present to answer questions concerning the rise in bus fares and the future of the Ronstadt Transit Center. Casa Maria is aContinue reading “Karin Uhlich and Richard Fimbres to speak at PCIC Community Issues Accountability Session”
“A Ronstadt Transit Center for Everyone” is turning into a Ronstadt Center for developers, politicians, and organized money. The Tucson Bus Riders Union continues to support a “downtown for everyone,” including the Ronstadt Transit Center. Click here to read the full-length article
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”
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”
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”
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.
Mayor and city council will decide if they will increase the economy Sun-Van fare by 300% within a year. The BRU position is: “Do Not Raise the Fares” Join Us: When: Tuesday, September 10, 5:15 p.m. Where: City Hall, 255 West Alameda
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”
We need drivers to pick up our daily donations. There is a 6:20 am shift, and a 8:20 shift. The volunteer driver will drive our van with Chad. To volunteer please contact or send a text message to Barbie Urias at (520) 878-8326.
Casa Maria is looking for people who are willing to be soup cooks and drivers to do food pick ups. If you are interested, please call Barbi at 520-878-8326.