• Arizona Town Hall Participants Have Made an Impact:

    Establishment of a statewide jobs program.

  • Our Impact:

    Authorization of motor fuel tax increases to fund freeway expansion in the Maricopa County area.

  • Arizona Town Hall Participants Have Made an Impact:

    Creation of the Sedona Cultural Park.

  • Participants Have Inspired Change:

    Image Annual Meeting 65 Hank Peck - Passage of the one-cent sales tax in 2010 by AZ voters.

  • Arizona Town Hall Has Been Engaging:

    Passage of the Juvenile Crime Omnibus Bill to reform the juvenile justice system in AZ.

  • Our Impact:

    Public and private funding for development of the bioscience and technology industry.

  • Participants Have Inspired Change:

    Establishment of “Move On When Ready” initiative for Arizona students.

  • Our Impact:

    Proposition 301 which led to increased funding for Arizona schools.

  • Arizona Town Hall Has Been Engaging:

    Establishment of the Governor’s Transportation Vision 21 Task Force.

  • Participants Have Inspired Change:

    Action by the AZ Department of Commerce to oversee a statewide economic study.


50 years. It’s a milestone to be proud of.

2012 marked five decades of creating statewide forums that have guided our state’s civic, political, business and community leadership. Arizona Town Hall gatherings have helped shape Arizona across a wide array of areas. Town Hall gatherings inspired the creation of the merit selection system for electing judges, the Arizona Department of Revenue, the Department of Environmental Quality and innovations in education, to name just a few. Harder to measure but even more important is the impact that Town Hall gatherings have on participants who report a greater engagement in and knowledge of their community. Many Town Hall participants are inspired to enter public service as a result of the Town Halls.

We are proud of all we’ve achieved over the last 50 years. With your participation we are looking forward to creating more solutions that will shape our future.

Tips for making your vote count

As we approach election season, here are tips for making your vote count.
  • Make it easy on yourself: With early voting and mail-in ballots, Arizona has gone to great lengths to make voting as hassle-free as possible. It’s as simple as signing up for the Permanent Early Voting List, which assures that PEVL registrants receive a mail-in ballot each election. Maricopa County voters can sign up here: 
  • Choose wisely: If you are among Arizona’s growing number of independent or unaffiliated voters, you must select a partisan ballot – Republican or Democrat – in order to participate in the Primary Election. When it comes to that choice, pick a ballot of the party that dominates your community. Generally-speaking, this is the simplest way to ensure you have a say in the largest number of competitive Primary races.
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Arizona's Vulnerable Populations


The 104th Arizona Town Hall on Arizona's Vulnerable Populations was held in Tucson on April 27-30, 2014.

Keynote speakers were Ida Rademacher, Vice President for Programs, Corporation for Enterprise Development; and Erin Currier, Director of the Economic Mobility Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts.  

Take a survey on the topic of Vulnerable Populations.

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Upcoming events

Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:30 AM • Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, One E. Washington St., Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:00 PM • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Student Union Building "Hangar" room, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott
Friday, September 12, 2014 8:30 AM • APS, 400 N. 5th Street, Phoenix 85004



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2014 Annual Meeting

This year's Arizona Town Hall Annual Meeting and Summit on Topics took place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Phoenix. More information and a slideshow of photos


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