Posts Categorized: Downtown News

Free Sandra Day O’Connor Summer Camp

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Sandra Day O’Connor Institute’s Free Summer Camp for Arizona’s Middle School Students! CAMP O’CONNOR is a free, merit-based summer program for middle school students with a mission to educate, encourage and inspire the next generation of leaders through a greater understanding of, and participation in, our democracy. Watch the Camp O’Connor video to see the highlights of… Read more »

PFFSU Selected as an Arizona Civic Engagement School

Paulo Freire Freedom School -University was just selected as an Arizona Civic Engagement School.  This prestigious honor recognizes the work PFFS does across our curriculum to teach our students to be informed and engaged members of our American democracy.  The award also points to the work we do in our advisory program, our social justice… Read more »

End of the Semester and Winter Break

The semester is coming to a close.  It has been an amazing semester full of great learning, amazing projects, and tremendous student growth. The last day for students at Paulo Freire Freedom Schools is Thursday, December 20th.  We return on Monday, January 7th. We wish you all a healthy, joyful, and restorative holiday season. We… Read more »

Election Day

Election Day!  Our enthusiastic reminder to vote if you haven’t already.  If you need some guidance:  To Find Your Polling Site: Text “Vote” to 69866. To Learn About The Candidates and Propositions: Azballotguide.com If you experience any voter irregularity call:  1-833-298-6837; ask for a provisional ballot If you have transportation needs – Suntrans is free and Lyft… Read more »