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  1. When they arrived in Tucson from Los Angeles, artist Mel “Melo” Dominguez found that they needed to find a sense of community. That’s when they met Melissa Brown-Dominguez. They found voices like those of their community missing from the local arts scene. To provide representation to those they felt were underrepresented, they opened Galeria Mitotera, […]
  2. In an increasingly cashless society, person-to-person—or P2P—payment systems offer people the ability to send money to their friends, family, colleagues, acquaintances, landlords, and anyone else they might need to pay—online, instantaneously. Consumers use P2P for paying rent, pitching in for gas money, travel, birthday cash, splitting restaurant bills, and more. The P2P concept isn’t new, […]
    May 28, 2021
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  3. After noticing his neighborhood fall into disrepair, David Garcia decided to take matters into his own hands and created Barrio Restoration, an initiative that aims to clean up neighborhoods in Tucson with the help of his community. Watch the story of David’s heroic quest to make Tucson a place where we take pride in our […]
    Apr 19, 2021
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  4. February is Black History Month, also called African American History Month. It is a special opportunity to honor the achievements and recognize the important role of the African American community in the United States. Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History Month,” first launched “Negro History Week” in 1926. Later, in 1976, the week became the month-long celebration we observe now.
    Feb 1, 2021
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