Executive Director Update
As we continue to reel from a world turned upside down by COVID-19 and the need to learn new ways to live, work, play and socialize, there is a new heaviness laying upon us this last month. We are all being confronted with the division and discord of, and giving a very public face to, the historical realities of racism, inequity, and poverty in our communities.
Northwest Valley Connect reiterates and affirms our values of respect, inclusion, community, and the importance of collective wisdom informed by individual experience.
Racism is pervasive in our society from public safety to healthcare. We are committed to confronting and addressing health disparities experienced by Black Americans, Indigenous people and all other minorities in our communities.We can do better. We must do better. And, we will do better.
All drivers should have a Covid Protection Bag (filled with hand sanitizer, facemasks, gloves, tissues, disinfectant wipes and spray). If you don’t let Kim or myself know and we will put together a bag for you. Thank you so much to the drivers who have been transporting folks and have been diligent about cleaning and wearing and requiring facemasks. It has been working! If you watch the news you know that Arizona is not doing well about keeping the virus contained. On June 29ththe Governor Ducey announced a new Executive Order.