Why do people migrate?// ¿Porqué emigramos?

By Poncho Moro Poncho is a regular here at Casa Maria. Most immigrants flee their country in search of a better future for their families. They search for a social justice that can rarely be found. A social justice that has been neglected in their country of birth. In some cases, these people cross threeContinue reading “Why do people migrate?// ¿Porqué emigramos?”

Thank you to all / Gracias a todos!

Thank you to the over 140 people who joined the Casa Maria Voter Project at the final TUSD School Board Candidate Forum on Thursday, October 13 at the Capilla de Guadalupe. Gracias a las más de 140 personas que acompañaron a Casa María en el Foro de los Candidatos para la Mesa Directiva de lasContinue reading “Thank you to all / Gracias a todos!”

Message from a Bus Rider, V9

Our ninth video message comes from Adan. Tucson’s Mayor and Council will decide Tuesday, September 20 at 5:30 pm on whether to raise the bus fares. Come to the meeting at 255 West Alameda St. and speak at the call to the audience or submit a comment card. You can also call the City CouncilContinue reading “Message from a Bus Rider, V9”

Message From a Bus Rider, V8

Our eighth video comes from Josefina and Maria Leon who cannot afford private vehicles and depend on the bus. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come toContinue reading “Message From a Bus Rider, V8”

Message From a Bus Rider, V7

Our seventh video comes from Newell, a retired Vet who depends on the bus. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centersContinue reading “Message From a Bus Rider, V7”

Message From a Bus Rider, V6

Our sixth video comes from Gary. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get onContinue reading “Message From a Bus Rider, V6”

Rise Up With Bus Riders

Tucson Bus Riders Union members have been picketing Ward Offices this week to remind our City Council to not raise bus fares on Tuesday, September 20. Join us and Rev. Glen Davis and parishioners from South Highland Church at Council Member Fimbres’ office on Monday, September 19 from 4:30-5:30pm at 4300 S Park Ave. If youContinue reading “Rise Up With Bus Riders”

Message from a Bus Rider, V5

Our fifth video comes from Lisa. *Editor’s Note: Lisa’s message is especially important because it shows that Sun Tran has not effectively put the SunGo cards into peoples hands which they were supposed to do for free to help with the elimination of paper transfers. Lisa also mentions how she has to get to Ronstadt, using fareContinue reading “Message from a Bus Rider, V5”

Message From a Bus Rider, V4

Our fourth video comes from A.J. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get onContinue reading “Message From a Bus Rider, V4”

Message from a Bus Rider, V3

Our third message comes from Martha. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get onContinue reading “Message from a Bus Rider, V3”