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AZ Creative Voices is an 10 episode podcast series that chronicles the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI) experience. AZ CCI is a learning program wherein diverse teams from Arizona cities, towns and neighborhoods worked together in support of community transformation through the arts. Producer Regina Revazova takes listeners on a tour of participating communities, highlighting the challenges and successes of this creative partnership; the potential of community-engaged work; and the many discoveries within teams and across the learning cohort as participants strengthened their collaborative skills.

AZ CCI is an initiative of the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, with guidance from Southwest Folklife Alliance, a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Arizona. AZ CCI has been made possible by a grant from the Surdna Foundation with additional support from the Arizona Community Foundation.

The AZ CCI communities include Barrio Anita, Casa Grande, Douglas, Eastlake, Flagstaff, Globe, South Phoenix, Tempe and Yuma. The podcast for South Phoenix is upcoming.

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AZ Creative Voices is an 10 episode podcast series that chronicles the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI) experience. AZ CCI is a learning program wherein diverse teams from Arizona cities, towns and neighborhoods worked together in support of community transformation through the arts. Producer Regina Revazova takes listeners on a tour of participating communities, highlighting the challenges and successes of this creative partnership; the potential of community-engaged work; and the many discoveries within teams and across the learning cohort as participants strengthened their collaborative skills.

AZ CCI is an initiative of the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, with guidance from Southwest Folklife Alliance, a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Arizona. AZ CCI has been made possible by a grant from the Surdna Foundation with additional support from the Arizona Community Foundation.

The AZ CCI communities include Barrio Anita, Casa Grande, Douglas, Eastlake, Flagstaff, Globe, South Phoenix, Tempe and Yuma. The podcast for South Phoenix is upcoming.

    AZ Creative Voices: Partners

    AZ Creative Voices: Partners

    Producer Regina Revazova speaks with representatives from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and Southwest Folklife Alliance about AZ CCI, including goals, process, outcomes and framing for the partnership.

    • 42 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Yuma

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Yuma

    Producer Regina Revazova visits Yuma—one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI)—and talks with residents and AZ CCI team members about how the arts are revitalizing places in Arizona’s southwest corner like the renowned Roxaboxen Park.

    • 24 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Tempe

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Tempe

    Producer Regina Revazova speaks with team members in Tempe, one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI), about how music and spoken word can create connectivity in communities.

    • 25 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Globe

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Globe

    In Globe, one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI), producer Regina Revazova finds out how visual storytelling is connecting and engaging community there.

    • 18 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Flagstaff

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Flagstaff

    In Flagstaff, one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI), producer Regina Revazova learns about how AZ CCI is supporting programs that fuse arts and probation activities.

    • 24 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Eastlake

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Eastlake

    Producer Regina Revazova heads to Eastlake, an historic African American neighborhood in downtown Phoenix and one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI), where AZ CCI has been helping to produce a Jazz Festival Series at Eastlake Park.

    • 28 min

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