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April 19, 2019

Migrant families being housed at Tucson recreation center

Arizona Daily Star “The city of Tucson is housing migrant families at a recreation center as federal agencies and local shelters struggle to find space for them.” Read more…

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April 17, 2019

Tucson looking for more space to house refugees

KOLD “Tucson’s Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is working the phones these days, not for reelection, but to find space to house the growing number of refugees expected in the near future.” Read more…

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April 16, 2019

A poet’s moment

KXCI Mayor Rothschild reads one of his poems. Listen to podcast

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April 15, 2019

Tucson on the right track to reduce dropout rate, report says

Arizona Public Media “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild presented the findings from the national report evaluating the city’s efforts to re-engage students who leave school before graduation.” Read more…

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April 12, 2019

Southern New Hampshire U to add West Coast operations center

Education Dive “Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) plans to open a new operations support center in downtown Tucson, Arizona, to serve online students in western time zones who currently can access services only until 9 p.m., the university said in a press release this week.” Read more…

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Tucson recognized for its efforts on getting high school drop outs to re-enroll, get diploma

KOLD “For the past five years, the Mayor of Tucson, Jonathan Rothschild and a group of friends, would get up early in the morning and begin to knock on doors. Not just anyone’s doors, but the doors of high school dropouts. They would make them pledge to re-enroll in high school.” Read more…

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March 9, 2019

Canadian mining software company opens regional US headquarters in Tucson

Arizona Daily Star “Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, who has been a vocal advocate of recruiting companies with binational ties welcomed the announcement. ‘More companies are appreciating that Tucson is an ideal location for doing business in the U.S. and Mexico,’ he said.” Read more…

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March 1, 2019

Takeaways from Mayor Rothschild’s last State of the City address

Arizona Daily Star “Mayor Jonathan Rothschild highlighted the strides Tucson has made during his tenure as mayor while giving his last State of the City speech Friday afternoon.” Read more…

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February 27, 2019

Sugar Skulls debut sweet gear, big plans for inaugural season

Arizona Daily Star “Cam Gaddis, Matt Behrendt and Zach Allen practically strutted. As reporters and team executives looked on, the three Tucson Sugar Skulls showed off the team’s new uniforms during Wednesday’s media day at Tucson Arena.” Read more…

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February 16, 2019

Life at the border: Church volunteers fill the humanitarian gap to help migrant asylum seekers in Arizona

Deseret News “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild applauded the faith community via email. ‘For years, churches in Tucson have stepped up to help immigrants released by ICE with such essentials as food, shelter and clothing as they work to get to their destination city in the United States,’ he said. ‘Tucson is a diverse city, an […]

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