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Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Fry's V.I.P Rewards members can register their card to benefit the ONE Community Foundation. Every time you shop at Fry's a portion of your sale will directly benefit us. The good news is it's free and all you have to do is register your rewards card.   Read more »

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REPUBLIC SERVICES JOINS ARIZONA BUSINESSES SUPPORTING UNITY PLEDGE

REPUBLIC SERVICES JOINS ARIZONA BUSINESSES SUPPORTING UNITY PLEDGE

PHOENIX (Feb. 10, 2014) – Today, Phoenix-based Republic Services announced it has signed theUNITY Pledge. Created in 2013 by ONE Community, the Pledge gives Arizona businesses and individuals a way to demonstrate support for workplace equality and equal treatment in housing and hospitality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals.  Read more »

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Wells Fargo Exec Responds to Critics of Pro-Gay Ad

Wells Fargo Exec Responds to Critics of Pro-Gay Ad

The Chief Marketing Officer of Wells Fargo has responded to critics of their advertisement that depicts a gay family as ignoring "demographic reality." Jamie Moldafsky cited the numerous markets that Wells Fargo operates in that are minority-majority areas (where the majority of the population is a racial or ethnic minority) as a reason for reaching out to underserved populations. 

Read more at the Phoenix Business Journal

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'Independents Week' Promises Summer Fun, Local Savings

'Independents Week' Promises Summer Fun, Local Savings
Annual week long celebration of local businesses includes 20% discount Golden Coupon, staycation contest, events, and more

Phoenix, Arizona (June 3, 2015) - In recognition of National Independents Week, Local First Arizona will honor locally owned and independent businesses across the state from Saturday, June 27, through Sunday, July 5. The nationwide Independents Week campaign, coordinated by the American Independent Business Alliance and known as “Indie Week,” takes place during the week of Independence Day with the purpose of enlightening consumers to the importance of supporting local businesses. Read more »

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Legal Questions Will Remain After Marriage Equality

Legal Questions Will Remain After Marriage Equality

There will still be many legal questions for gay and lesbian couples if the Supreme Court affirms nationwide marriage equality. Over half of the states have no protections in employment, housing, or public accomodations that protect individuals on the basis of sexual orientation, a matter that marriage equality would have no effect on. Gender references for parents on birth certificates, custody status, and the right to be included on a partner's health insurance plan are all issues that will have to be decided. 

Read more here

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Miltary Updates Equal Opportunity Policy to Include Sexual Orientation

The Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, has annouced that the Military Euqal Opportunity Policy will now bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The policy is designed to protect certain classes of individuals from discrimination in consideration for promotions or hiring. Other classes include sex, race, age, or national origin. Discrimination on the basis of gender identity has not been discussed. Read more at Huffington Post here

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North Carolina Legislature Overrides Veto to Make Anti-Marriage Equality Bill Law

The North Carolina Legislature has overrode a Governor Veto on a bill that would allow government employees to 'opt-out' of performing marriages for same-sex couples. The employees that opt out are protected from lawsuits claiming discrimination, though other arraignments must be made for the couples wanting to get married. Read more from Metro Weekly here.

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Top 10 Reasons to Get an Auto Insurance Quote from Liberty Mutual

Check out the top 10 reasons to get an auto insurance quote from our friends and long time business members at Liberty Mutual. We love the ONE Community member discount! Check out their directory listing here, and to get the discount mention that you are a ONE Community social member!

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