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December 15th, 2023
Rep. Grijalva to Hold Press Conference on Federally Funded Tucson Indian Center Renovation Project

TUCSON, Ariz. – As part of the Fiscal Year 2023 appropriations process, Representative Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07) secured $588,059 for renovations and upgrades for the Tucson Indian Center. Rep. Grijalva will meet with staff to discuss the renovation plans and how the federal dollars will help the project. A press conference will follow the meeting.

The funds will be used to repair critical infrastructure that will maintain Tucson Indian Center’s structural integrity and its longevity in the community for years to come.

WHAT: Press conference to discuss Tucson Indian Center renovations and federal funds secured to help with the project.

WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, December 19 at 9:30am AZ at the Tucson Indian Center, 160 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701


  • Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ-07)
  • Alex Lewis, Board Chairman, Tucson Indian Center.
  • Jacob Bernal, Executive Director, Tucson Indian Center

RSVP: Media should RSVP to Ruben Reyes at or (520) 940 7752 BACKGROUND: Rep. Grijalva supported the Tucson Indian Center’s Health Services Department request because the Center is committed to providing critical COVID-19, medical, behavioral health and social services to the urban Tucson Native American Community in partnership with the Pima County Health Department, Tohono O’odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Indian Health Services, and University of Arizona. Approximately 15,000 clients receive services from the Center each year. This includes wellness, health, employment, training, financial assistance and cultural services.

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