Foothills briefs

2013-10-10T00:00:00Z Foothills briefsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 10, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Immigration policies are topic of Sunday program

The Adult Education team at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church is sponsoring a program Sunday dealing with the impact of immigration policies on youth and their families.

The program, and all other Adult Education programs at the church from now on, will begin at 11:45 a.m. in the Church Center.

St. Francis is at 4625 E. River Road, at North Swan Road.

The event will include a screening of a video titled “Dreamers,” about the difficulties faced by children who were brought to the United States illegally. Also, Margo Cohen, a well-known lawyer and advocate for immigrant rights in Tucson, will talk about her experiences.

Everyone is invited to participate. After the presentation, specific recommendations and actions will be suggested and discussed, followed by a question-and-answer period.

For more information, call the church office at 299-9063.

Affordable Care Act discussion is Sunday

St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church is joining with the Pima County Interfaith Council to offer a panel discussion exploring the Affordable Care Act.

The panel, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday, will be held at the church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.

There is a lot of information going around about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but many people are probably getting mixed information about what the law actually is . The panel is an opportunity to get answers , according to the church.

The event will include a PowerPoint presentation, panel discussion and a question-and-answer session. The panel of speakers includes Karen E. Leonard, vice president of business development, UA Health Plans; and Dennis Regnier, president/CEO, CODAC Behavioral Health Services.

The free forum will be held in the Murphey Gallery. Parking is available in the north parking lot or under the solar parking structure on the east side. Call 299-6421 for more information.

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