Breaking News

Judge Rules in Center's Favor and Will Order State to Resume Use of Lottery Funds to Fund Transit in Maricopa County

The same day he heard oral argument on the parties' Motions for Summary Judgment in the Center's case brought challenging the Legislature's sweep of lottery funds earmarked for transit, Judge David Campbell issued an order ruling in favor of the plaintiffs and declaring the legislature's action a violation of federal law.

Environment

Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in AHCCCS Case

On October 19, 2011 the Arizona Court of Appeals heard oral argument on the Special Action filed by the Center challenging the state's unlawful denial of AHCCCS coverage to thousands of individuals who are eligible under the plain language of Proposition 204, passed by the voters in 2000. 

Health Care

Center's Tim Hogan Receives Prestigious Award

On July 1, the Center's Executive Director, Tim Hogan was honored by the National Education Association at its annual Human and Civil Rights Awards Dinner. The award presented to Hogan recognizes Hogan's work toward the achievement of equal opportunity for Hispanics.

"Every successful advocate for social justice must be able to inspire and educate others," said Dennis Van Roekel, NEA president. "Tim Hogan has shown that he has the patience, persistence, knowledge, and courage necessary to protect and defend the rights of under-represented people."