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Tucson Moving Forward

Resist - Say No to Trumpism

A guide to Tucson's events and organizations that say no to Trumpism

Have updates? Suggestions? Let us know - mitch@tucsonmovingforward.com

New Additions are in this color
and please recheck with event's site see if any last minute changes - as we are seeing a few.
We will always post them here as soon as we are notified.


Saturday, November 25

2 PM: Democratic Legislative District 11 meeting

Where: Wheeler, Taft, Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, Tucson

More Info: please contact Maureen Salz at legdist11dems@gmail.com. Source:blogforarizona.net 

Website: www.AZLD11Dems.org


Sunday, November 26

8 PM: Laughing Liberally Tucson returns to lampoon the national, state and local political scene.

Come out and enjoy Tucson’s best and brightest comics as we try our best to save democracy…one laugh at a time. it’s FUN… it’s FREE… Usually the last Sunday every month

Where: The Flycatcher, 340 E 6th Street (at 4th Avenue), Tucson.

Source: blogforarizona.net


Monday, November 27

November 27th National Day of (#TrumpTaxScam) Action Sit-In - Details Soon


6:00 PM: Legislative District 3 meeting

Where: Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress Street

More Info: Andrés Cano at andres@canoagroup.com or (520) 304-5778. Source:blogforarizona.net


7 - 9 PM: The Agenda By Ideological Extremists to Destroy Public Education

Right wing ideologues, including extremely wealthy people such as the Koch brothers are making a concerted national effort to destroy public education, by diverting public taxpayers' funds to private schools, K-12, and to right wing economic ideology institutes in our state universities. 

Presented by Bruce Wheeler - Hosted by Tucson Tikkun Community

Where: Tucson City Council Ward 6 Office Meeting Room 3202 East First Street, 85716 One block south of Speedway Blvd One block east of North Country Club Road


Tuesday, November 28

6:30 PM - Legislative District 9 meeting

Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Where: Water of LIfe Metropolitan Community Church, 3269 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson

More Info: Brian Clymer at brianclymer@yahoo.com or (520) 297-3539. Source:blogforarizona.net


Thursday, November 30

5- 8:30 PM: AEA Education Town Hall in Tucson

You are invited to hear the Democratic Primary candidates for the 2018 Arizona Governor’s race speak about education issues, including public education funding, vouchers, and addressing the state’s teacher shortage. 'Tickets are required (free) and sponsored by AEA (American Education Association)

Education Town Hall Agenda:

5-6 p.m. Networking / Registration 
6-7:45 p.m. Town Hall 
8-8:30 p.m. AEA Members-only Dessert Reception

Where: Pueblo High School 3500 S 12th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85713

Tickets and more info : actionnetwork.org/events


Friday, December 1

5:30 - 8 PM: The State of Black Civic Participation Report: Momentum for a Black Agenda

The State of Black Arizona host its first State of Black Civic Participation report in partnership with Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, Arizona African American Caucus and YWCA Stand Together Arizona Training & Advocacy Center. The report and event will present data about voters and ways to engage. Our goal is to inform, to strengthen and to empower our communities to make voting and civic participation a cultural responsibility and tradition.

Where: YWCA Southern Arizona 525 N. Bonita Ave Tucson, AZ 85745
Note: Same day different time: Flinn Foundation 1802 N. Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85004

To Register: www.stateofblackarizona.org/civic


Saturday, December 2

8 AM - Midnight Chamberlab Vexations - ACLU Fundraiser


ChamberLab will host an historic marathon performance of Erik Satie's Vexations!This event will benefit the ACLU of Arizona.

This 16-hour performance event begins at 8:00 AM at the Hotel Congress, and then marches in grand style across the street to Maynards Market at 10:00 PM, where it continues until midnight. Then we celebrate!

This first-of-its-kind performance is open to musicians of all ages and skill levels, on any instrument, and your sponsorship of their efforts will support a great cause!

Volunteers Needed - We'll need some support staff for the day of the show. This would involve manning the information table, running the repetition counter, and generally keeping everything where it ought to be. Ready, willing, and able? Click here for more info

Where: Hotel Congress and the Maynards Market

More Information and to perform or sponsor a performer: www.chamberlab.org


Sunday, December 3

2:00 - 4:00 PM: Civics 101 with Indivisible Southern Arizona

It’s been a long time for most of us since our last civics lesson. We invite you to join us for a non-partisan, embarrassment-free opportunity to reacquaint yourself with the basic structures of our federal, state and local governments.

Knowing how your federal, state and local governments work allows you to make informed choices, make the right call to get your issues addressed and make your voice heard. Join us to learn how becoming more informed will make you a better citizen. Learn why your vote counts. We, the people, ARE the government of United States of America! You can look it up!

Brought to you by Indivisible Southern Arizona. FREE 

Where: Woods Memorial Library 3455 N 1st Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85719 map

More Info: www.facebook.com/events


Sunday, December 10

2 - 4 PM Arizona Legislature - Why? What? How?

Presented by Lisa Wolfe and Maggie Winchell (LD 9 PC) Learn about lawmaking in Arizona Why should I care about state government? What does the AZ Legislature do? How does the Legislature enact new laws? How can I have a voice in the lawmaking process?

Where: Woods Memorial Library 3455 N. First Avenue


March 3, 2018

5:30 - 9 PM: The Very Big Show (Of Support!)
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm VIP Reception; 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Very Big Show

The 2nd Annual Very Big Show (of Support!) will shine its spotlight on the vibrancy and diversity of Tucson’s performing arts scene while raising vital funds and visibility for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona. 

Where: The Rialto Theater 318 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ

Tickets: ticketf.ly/2gI9UVH


Tuesday, March 27 2018

Phoenix - 11:30 - 1:30 PM: Stand with Planned Parenthood Annual Luncheon

This annual luncheon gathers new and existing supporters to celebrate our accomplishments as well as learn about the work ahead to ensure that Arizonans will still have access to the health care they need. Come join us and stand with Planned Parenthood and those who we serve.  

Where: Arizona Biltmore, Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom 2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

Tickets: http://bit.ly/2xR1jb1