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Phoenix’s Declining Air Quality Makes Our Advocacy More Urgent Than Ever

Phoenix’s Declining Air Quality Makes Our Advocacy More Urgent Than Ever

The American Lung Association released its annual “State of the Air” report  ranking U.S. cities with the poorest air quality. Alarmingly, Phoenix is ranked #5 for ozone pollution, #8 for year-round particle pollution, and #13 for short-term particle… Read More

Court Approves Settlement of Center’s Lawsuit Against EPA to Address Particulate Air Pollution

Court Approves Settlement of Center’s Lawsuit Against EPA to Address Particulate Air Pollution

In early March, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona approved a settlement and consent decree in the Center’s lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to act on harmful particulate air… Read More

ACLPI Obtains Settlement to Improve Services for Arizona’s Children in Foster Care

ACLPI Obtains Settlement to Improve Services for Arizona’s Children in Foster Care

After six years of fighting on behalf of Arizona’s children in foster care, a federal judge granted final approval of a class-action settlement that will improve the lives of Arizona’s foster children.  The settlement requires significant improvements in… Read More

ACLPI Advocates for Just and Equitable Transition as Coal Plants Close

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) recently voted to create a landmark process to evaluate the community and economic impacts of coal plant closures and the need for Just and Equitable Transition (JET) for communities hit hard by these… Read More

The Center Wins Case on Behalf of Immigrants Excluded from CARES Housing Program

ACLPI and the William E. Morris Institute for Justice filed a lawsuit against the City of Phoenix claiming the city’s emergency housing program funded with the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund violated federal law because it excluded… Read More

Your Giving Tuesday Donation Helps ACLPI Continue to Fight for Arizonans

Your Giving Tuesday Donation Helps ACLPI Continue to Fight for Arizonans

Giving Tuesday and the holiday season are opportunities for all of us to give back to our communities and back the causes most important to us. ACLPI wouldn’t be here without the generosity of our supporters — we… Read More

Maricopa County Superior Court Rules in Favor of Voters with Disabilities, a Win for ACLPI and ACDL

Maricopa County Superior Court Rules in Favor of Voters with Disabilities, a Win for ACLPI and ACDL

According to a court ruling on October 5, certain people with disabilities will be allowed to use videoconference technology to assist with voting in the upcoming election. The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest and Arizona… Read More

Thank You for Making ACLPI’s Annual Fundraising Auction a Success

Thank You for Making ACLPI’s Annual Fundraising Auction a Success

We’re thrilled to announce we surpassed our fundraising goal with our annual auction (which looked a lot different this year, like so many other things!). We secured necessary funding to continue our vital work for Arizonans. Everyone who… Read More

Mark Your Calendars for ACLPI’s Annual Fundraising Auction

Mark Your Calendars for ACLPI’s Annual Fundraising Auction

Our annual in-person fundraiser has been canceled due to the pandemic, but we’re excited to host an online auction with incredible items. All proceeds go directly to the Center, so we can continue to defend Arizona’s most vulnerable… Read More

ACLPI Joins Rights Organizations in Filing Complaint Regarding Arizona’s Discriminatory Crisis Standards of Care Plan

ACLPI Joins Rights Organizations in Filing Complaint Regarding Arizona’s Discriminatory Crisis Standards of Care Plan

ACLPI, the Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL), the Arc of Arizona and the Native American Disability Law Center recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights. The complaint… Read More