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From South Phoenix
My name is Akesha Day and I attend ASUWEST in Phoenix Arizona. I'm a senior and my major is administration of justice and my minor is psychology. I'm was born and raised here in Phoenix, so I have seen the many changes in the city.
TAKE A TOUR UP SOUTH CENTRAL AVE. AND ROESER RD.!! (WORD DOCUMENT AND EXCEL CLIP.<--CLICK HERE!)
This is my Uncle Michael who is the councilman for district 8 in South Phoenix. <--Click here to find out more about my uncle from the city of phoenix home page.
Councilman Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson retired from the Police Department in 1995 after serving 21 years as a police officer, community relations officer and detective and now is president and chief executive of Nkosi Inc., a security service. He served on the South Mountain Village Planning Committee and the Rio Salado Advisory Committee.
The South Phoenix Youth Center
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The sign in the picture says, "WELCOME TO THE SOUTH PHOENIX YOUTH CENTER -FRIDAY FLICK-COOKING CLASS."
My class participated in landscaping, and roofing two homes for the Habitat for Humanity. The Habitat for Humanity, Valley of the Sun builds affordable housing and community partnership to promote spiritual values and individual responsibility. It was founded in 1987, and they have completed over 220 homes in the metro Phoenix area and other areas in the valley. Take a look at the photos that were taken during our adventure!
The entrance to the Habitat community.
Habitat home in the making.
The park in the community.
Mural at the Stardust House.
To learn more about my experience in South Phoenix click below for the following:
CONVERSATION WITH MS. RAMONA