Orpheum Theatre
203 W. Adams St
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Local First Arizona has created a distinct event to welcome BALLE conference attendees to Phoenix and you are invited!  Join us for Phoenix Sparks, where you’ll hear from an amazing lineup of Arizona’s most diverse and passionate local thought leaders who will speak on what inspires them to enrich and cultivate their community.  Each speaker will  get 20 slides and have 5 minutes on the historic Orpheum Theatre stage. Speakers include: Read more »


Directly following the Arizona Diverse Leaders Forum, join ONE Community for this unique business event designed to strengthen business relationships and recruitment efforts between LGBT and diverse allied business professionals from the Hispanic, Black, Native American, Asian and the Local Business communities.

This forum is designed to bring together diverse communities in order to build worthwhile business transactions that will develop into mutually beneficial relationships.

September 16th 4:30 – 7:00 pm


Whether it’s advocating for fair legislation and elected officials that protect our interests, working towards equal business and employment opportunities, ensuring we preserve culture and faith, or improving education and outreach, as diverse leaders within Arizona we know there are many challenges facing our communities and our diverse state.​

The Arizona Diverse Leaders Forum is an opportunity to explore issues that impact the communities we represent and discuss long-term strategies that will strengthen all of Arizona’s emerging communities.  By connecting Arizona’s diverse communities, leveraging our resources, and collectively advancing our unique goals, we are better equipped to build a stronger and more equal Arizona.​ Read more »



Del E. Webb Center
2831 N. 31st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Phone: (602) 242-FOOD (3663)

Join ONE Community and our friends from St Mary's Foodbank as we come together for our Together We Make a Difference Day!

We will be packing emergency food boxes for Arizona families in need.

Please register below so we know how many to expect. 

We look forward to seeing you there!



32 Shea
10626 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Phone: (602) 867-7432

Join ONE Community and our friends for a casual morning mixer! 

You are welcome to bring business cards and enjoy a relaxed environment and opportunities to meet new businesses and entrepreneurs! Coffee and breakfast will be provided. 

This event is FREE and hosted by ONE Community Business members Liberty Mutual at 32 Shea. Please RSVP below.

Phoenix to Host National Conference Showcasing Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strong Local Economies

Contact: Erica Pederson
602-956-0909 ext. 7

Phoenix to Host National Conference Showcasing Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strong Local Economies
BALLE Conference will focus on solutions to building diverse and resilient economies throughout the country Read more »



Symphony Hall
75 N 2nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004

LGBT Night Out at the Ballet
All Balanchine

at Symphony Hall

5:30 pm: Private Reception
cash bar with complimentary hors d’oeuvres
6:15 pm: Artist Chat with Guest Speaker
7:00 pm: Performance
First Intermission: Reception with Guest Speaker
cash bar with complimentary dessert

Use promo code “NightOut3″ to receive 45% off Section 3 seats. 

Click to purchase tickets!

For further information about LGBT Night please contact George Nunes at gnunes@balletaz.org or call (602) 343-6510. Read more »



Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 277-7433

Examines the individuals, organizations, and moments in American history that shape the LGBTQ Rights Movement. Learn how knowing our history can inform our present and shape the future of our movement. • June 6, 6 PM - 7:30 PM • Instructor: HERO Phoenix