9 episodes

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 podcast: Barrio Anita

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Barrio Anita

    In the first episode of AZ Creative Voices, producer Regina Revazova travels to Barrio Anita—one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI)—and speaks with residents and AZ CCI team members who collaborated on the Barrio Stories project.

    • 28 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Douglas

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Douglas

    Producer Regina Revazova travels to the border town of Douglas— one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI)—and speaks with residents and AZ CCI team members about the power of art to remember and animate places of gathering and celebration.

    • 26 min
    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Casa Grande

    AZ Creative Voices podcast: Casa Grande

    In Casa Grande, one of nine communities that participated in the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI), producer Regina Revazova talks to the AZ CCI team about their plans to enhance an underpass with a meaningful mosaic.

    • 20 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
    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: 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

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