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O’odham and Supporters Protest Meeting of South Mountain Freeway Bidders

Akimel O’odham Youth Collective September 29th, 2015 Contact: 520-350-0603 akimeloodhamyc@gmail.com On the morning of September 29th, 2015, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) held a Pre-Bid meeting for the proposed South Mountain Freeway extension of the Loop 202 at the … Continue reading

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Hardcore Punk Bands Donate to A.O.Y.C

Legendary Chicago Hardcore Punk band Los Crudos and hardcore punk locals Gay Kiss played a late night after show at 51 West Coffee in Tempe, Az – which coincided with the King of the Monsters 20th anniversary. Los Crudos are … Continue reading

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Anti-Freeway Protestors Crash Loop 202 Networking Event!

June 18, 2015 Contact: E-mail: akimeloodhamyc@gmail.com On June 17th, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) hosted a Loop 202 networking event at Rio Salado College. Representatives from the three private consortia bidding to receive the contract to build the 202 … Continue reading

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It’s time to turn up the heat! FHWA In Favor of Building Freeway!

March 12, 2015 On March 5th, 2015, the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) released their Record of Decision (ROD) in favor of building the South Mountain Freeway. The ROD is a document that gives the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) the … Continue reading

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ADOT IS RACIST! O’odham Resistance Against the Loop 202!

November 15th, 2014 Akimel O’odham Youth Collective Contact: Akimeloodhamyc@gmail.com On Saturday November 15th, 2014, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) came to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) to hold a public forum regarding the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) … Continue reading

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No desecration for transportation: Supporters join AOYC in protest of ADOT,MAG

We the Akimel O’odham Youth Collective were a part of this action but were in collaboration with others from the phoenix area. Contact: Andrew Pedro: apedro7556@gmail.com Alex Soto: hiphopisresistance@gmail.com On Wednesday August 27, a group of 20 people from the … Continue reading

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No Freeway on Gila River!

July 6th, 2013 Akimel O’odham Youth Collective E-mail: akimeloodhamyc@gmail.com Phone: 520-510-3407 http://www.AOYCBlog.wordpress.com On Wednesday July 3rd, 2013 the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) Council held their first regular meeting of the month. The investigation into the Pangea Corporation’s Landowner initiative … Continue reading

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