All posts for the month September, 2014
September 25, 2014Today, in honor of Rosh Hashanah, we are featuring the endorsement of Rabbi Louchheim of Congregation Or Chadash who is speaking out for the freedom to marry for all Arizonans.
September 24, 2014It was supposed to be the most beautiful day of their lives—the day when Arizonans Oscar De Las Salas and Gary Jackson married in near by San Diego, CA.
September 16, 2014Latino community organizations, leaders from across the state join civil rights icon Dolores Huerta to endorse marriage for all couples
September 16, 2014Lisa Urias is a proud Arizona Latina. She is a well-known businessperson who was born and raised in Phoenix.
September 16, 2014Bettina Nava is a proud Arizona native, who has spent years working in the public and private sectors in policy and strategy.
September 16, 2014When Tony Moya walked into Meryvn’s Department Store to pick up his final paycheck 19 years ago, he didn’t to meet the love of his life. Santiago “Jimmy” Serna had just moved to Phoenix, AZ, from Texas and was also working at the store. Tony had already quit, and that chance meeting brought the two men together.
September 16, 2014Arjelia "Argie" Gomez is Chief Financial Officer of Chicanos Por La Causa Inc., a community development organization in Arizona that has been operating for more than four decades. As a financial expert, Argie understands that marriage equality is the best move to protect Arizona’s growing business community.
September 16, 2014Daniel “Danny” R. Ortega Jr. is the owner of the Ortega Law Firm in Phoenix, and previously served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of National Council of La Raza, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S. Like many Arizona professionals, Danny understands why marriage matters to all committed couples.
September 16, 2014Family is a central part of our lives and there’s absolutely nothing more important to me than seeing all of our children grow up to be successful, healthy and happy adults. But because the state of Arizona bans marriage for same-sex couples, my son David is denied the basic freedom to get married and start a family of his own simply because he is gay.
September 16, 2014Tucson City Council Regina Romero is proud to add her name to the growing chorus of elected officials across Arizona who are speaking out for marriage equality. For Council Romero, there's never been any doubt that same-sex couples and their families should be treated equally under the law.