Pima County Interfaith Candidate Forum

by Kassandra Manriquez To keep the Ronstadt or do away with it, to keep bus fares affordable or butcher the budgets of Tucson’s poorest … On Sunday October 6, over 300 community members sat in front of several City Council members at Sacred Heart Parish who were present to discuss JobPath, Sun Tran bus fares, and the developmentContinue reading “Pima County Interfaith Candidate Forum”

Karin Uhlich and Richard Fimbres to speak at PCIC Community Issues Accountability Session

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”

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”