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The Arizona Talks Podcast

The Arizona Talks Podcast

By Arizona Talks Foundation

The Arizona Talks Podcast is your home for civil conversations about public policy issues that affect Arizona!

Subscribe and listen to one-on-one conversations with elected officials, panels featuring Arizona’s top political minds, and personal perspectives from academics, politicians, journalists, and activists.

About Arizona Talks:

The Arizona Talks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating robust debate, open dialogue, and expert analysis on public policy issues.

Find out more about what we do at ArizonaTalks.org
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Arizona Talks Interview Series: Paul Boyer
Arizona Talks Interview Series: Paul Boyer
Welcome to the second installment of the Arizona Talks Interview Series, our new video series in which we bring professional interviewers and top political minds together. In this episode, which takes place at El Charro Hipster Bar and Cafe on Historic Grand Avenue in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, you’ll get to hear Chris Kline, President of the Arizona Broadcasters Association, sit down with Paul Boyer, the Arizona State Senator and Chair of the Arizona House Education Committee who represents Arizona’s 20th Legislative District. During the interview, Senator Boyer and Chris Kline talk about education, choosing between party and principle, experiencing death threats, and some of the big issues facing the legislature and the state of Arizona. About Arizona Talks: The Arizona Talks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating robust debate, open dialogue, and expert analysis on public policy issues. Civil and substantive discussions about public policy are essential to preserving a free society. As a nonprofit organization, we create programs of distinction that engage minds and promote a culture of open inquiry, fact based analysis, and vigorous, civil debate. Find out more about what we do at https://ArizonaTalks.org
40:22
May 12, 2022
Arizona Talks Interview Series: Rebecca Rios
Arizona Talks Interview Series: Rebecca Rios
We’re proud to introduce the Arizona Talks Interview Series!   This is the first interview from our new series in which we bring professional interviewers and top political minds together.   In this episode, which takes place at Kahvi Coffee + Cafe in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, you’ll get to hear Chris Kline, President of the Arizona Broadcasters Association, sit down with Rebecca Rios, the Arizona State Senate Minority Leader who represents Arizona’s 27th Legislative District.   During the interview, Senator Rios and Chris Kline talk about growing up in Arizona, the current state of the political climate, elections, and some of issues that legislators have been working on.   About Arizona Talks:   Arizona Talks is a platform for learning, dialogue, and connection for individuals impacting public policy. We host public policy talks in Arizona to facilitate robust debate, open dialogue, and expert analysis on public policy, challenging policy leaders to engage.   As a nonprofit organization, we seek to create programs of distinction that influence involved individuals to promote a culture of open inquiry, fact based analysis, and vigorous, civil debate.   Find out more about what we do at https://ArizonaTalks.org
45:06
March 03, 2022
Arizona Talks: Immigration - Public Policy Panel and Q&A
Arizona Talks: Immigration - Public Policy Panel and Q&A
At this outdoor conversation and reception on November 10, 2021 at Greenwood Brewing in Downtown Phoenix, our panel experts weighed in on the topic of immigration in the United States.   We were joined by:  - Angela M. Banks, Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University  - Adam Estle, Vice President of Field and Constituencies for the National Immigration Forum  - Valeria Aponte, Political Reporter for Telemundo Arizona - José Patiño, Education & External Affairs Director at Aliento   Find out more about our events and what we do at https://ArizonaTalks.org!
01:00:34
January 21, 2022
Arizona Talks: Election Integrity & Voting Rights - Public Policy Panel and Q&A
Arizona Talks: Election Integrity & Voting Rights - Public Policy Panel and Q&A
At this outdoor conversation and reception on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Greenwood Brewing in Downtown Phoenix, our panel experts weighed in on the topic of election integrity and voting rights.   We were joined by:  - Christopher Kline, President and CEO of the Arizona Broadcasters Association (our moderator)  - Luis Acosta-Herrera , Arizona State Director for Unite America - Mike Noble, Chief of Research & Managing Partner at OH Predictive Insights  - Alexander Kolodin, Co-Counsel to the Arizona Republican Party Learn more about what we're doing at ArizonaTalks.org!
01:03:06
January 18, 2022
Reginald Bolding Speech on Voting Rights
Reginald Bolding Speech on Voting Rights
Introductory speech for Arizona Talks: Election Integrity & Voting Rights on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Greenwood Brewing in Downtown Phoenix. Reginald Bolding, House Democratic Leader and AZ State Representative (D-27) and Candidate for Arizona Secretary of State shares his views on voting rights in Arizona.
12:31
January 18, 2022
Vanessa Ruiz on Freedom of the Press
Vanessa Ruiz on Freedom of the Press
Founder of Arizona Talks, Carlos Alfaro, speaks with Walter Cronkite News Director, Vanessa Ruiz. The conversation revolves around the work that journalists and media outlets play in our discussions of policy and different perspectives on the importance of freedom of the press in our democracy. Go to ArizonaTalks.org for more!
12:52
July 22, 2020
The Personal Side Of The Criminal Justice System, Story by Jeffrey Taylor
The Personal Side Of The Criminal Justice System, Story by Jeffrey Taylor
Jeff Taylor, Advocate and Chair of the Salvation Army of Phoenix speaking about his personal story of transformation and experience with the criminal justice system. His talk was featured at a public policy event featuring Arizona's top experts, activists, and reporter on criminal Justice Reform. Recorded February 2020. Arizona Talks: Criminal Justice was a special event that addressed  the state of Arizona’s criminal justice system and the people working to reform it.  Watch the full event here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Sign up for updates at ArizonaTalks.org
09:23
April 24, 2020
End Cannabis Prohibition Story by Ryan Hurley
End Cannabis Prohibition Story by Ryan Hurley
November 2019
05:08
January 17, 2020
Cannabis Entrepreneur Story by Melissa Diaz
Cannabis Entrepreneur Story by Melissa Diaz
November 2019
04:19
January 17, 2020
Cannabis Science by Dr. Sue Sisely
Cannabis Science by Dr. Sue Sisely
The Science of Cannabis. November 2019
11:14
January 17, 2020
What is Cannabis? by Derek Espinoza
What is Cannabis? by Derek Espinoza
This lecture covers an introduction to cannabis. November 2019
09:38
January 17, 2020