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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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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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O’odham Zombies March Against the 202

June 24, 2013 Contact: Akimel O’odham Youth Collective akimeloodhamyc@gmail.com (520) 510-3407 http://www.AOYCBlog.wordpress.com On the morning of June 22nd, 2013 a group of about 20 people rallied and marched to a hearing at the Boys and Girls Club in the village … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON SMCAT

On April 21st, 2013 the South Mountain Citizens Advisory Team (SMCAT) held a public meeting at South Mountain Community College. The meeting was a panel discussion about air quality before the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) is to be release … Continue reading

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