Local Matters is a 30 minute talk show produced by Access Tucson to highlight non-profit organizations and groups in Tucson. Local matters matter most on Local Matters. A new episode starts every Sunday at 5pm on Access Tucson channel 74 (Comcast) / 99 (Cox).
Host Debbie Peery interviews Angel Rocha, Hispanic Community Partnership Specialist for the Tucson Urban/Southern Arizona Rural branch of the U.S. Census Bureau. Rocha emphasizes the importance of participation because an accurate Census helps provide future generations with the resources they need. The 2010 Census is your community's voice in government.
Continues through Saturday February 6
Encores Monday March 1 through Saturday March 6
Nina Tishkevich, Director and Kristin Eberhardt, Dance Program Coordinator of the Music & Dance Academy discuss the music lessons and dance classes the Academy offers for all ages and all levels of ability. Voted "Best of Tucson," the Academy provides a rich learning environment where European music-school traditions and Suzuki Talent Education form a unique and rewarding educational opportunity.
Starts Sunday February 7 through Saturday February 13
Bonnie Kampa, Executive Director and Steve Pollyea, Board Vice President of Interfaith Community Services talk with host Debbie Peery about the services their organization offers seniors, the disabled and people in financial crisis. ICS gets as many as 400 calls a day for assistance. The need has never been greater. For example, the number of food bank recipients increased 55 percent over the last year, to nearly 28,000. Watch this episode if you need help or can provide help.
Starts Sunday February 14 through Saturday February 20
Jonathan Peck, new President and CEO of the Tucson Urban League and Danny Knee, Board Member highlight the League's major programs which include rental and utility assistance, affordable housing, job training, youth employment, home weatherization, child care centers, after school tutoring and mentoring programs. Find out how you can attend their annual fundraising gala featuring Roland Martin, CNN commentator.
Starts Sunday February 21 through Sunday February 28
Cablecast times for Local Matters:
New episodes start on Sundays at 5pm and continue through the week
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm
Saturdays at 5pm
Access Tucson channel 74 (Comcast) / 99 (Cox)