Community Events

A listing of community events in Pima County that align with Healthy Pima's mission can be found below.

Free Training for Community Members to Become a Certified Healthy Living Lay Leader

Interested in being trained to provide Standard University's Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) workshops to members of the community? The 4-day training, including all materials, is free.

Training Dates: October 11, 12, 18 and 19, 2018. Participants are required to attend all four days.

Training Location: Abrams Public Health Center: 3950 South Country Club Road, Room 3102

Additional Information:

To sign-up, contact Hector Juarez at: 520-724-7939 or at

Tucson "Cost Of Poverty Experience" Simulation

THE COST OF POVERTY EXPERIENCE | COPE was co-­designed with low-­income individuals and allows participants to experience one month in the life of a family or individual living below the poverty line. This COPE will provide participants ample time to process, discuss and dream together as they respond to what they learn about themselves and others during the experience.

The event is limited to 120 participants. Attendees and volunteers will represent the child welfare sector, business community, and local faith community.

Date:  Saturday, November 10, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Pantano Christian Church - 1755 S. Houghton Rd Tucson, AZ 85748

Cost: Free


Tucson Interfaith Summit

The Inter-Faith Summits focus’' on the important role that communities of faith play in making Arizona an LGBTQ-inclusive state. The program includes an in-depth examination of Arizona’s LGBTQ community, our interactive UNITY Journey training, and an engaging panel discussion featuring leading voices working at the intersection faith and LGTBQ inclusion. Summit attendees will leave this event informed, inspired, and connected with like-minded leaders.

Date:  Thursday, November 8, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: St. Francis in the Foothills UMC - 4625 E River Rd Tucson, 85718

Cost: Free


Mandated, Yet Empowered Child Abuse Reporting

This workshop is open to all psychologists and mental health professionals interested in learning more about childhood depression treatments. This program is intended for those with an intermediate level of knowledge and experience. 2 CEs provided.

Date:  Friday November 2, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Intuition Wellness Center - 5675 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 3101 Tucson, AZ 85704

Cost: $25-$90



Cross-Cultural Refugee Panel

In partnership with the Murphy-Wilmot Library, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson launches a seven-part Refugee Resettlement Lecture Series. In this month’s lecture, come learn about refugees from refugees. Individuals who came to Tucson as refugees will discuss their resettlement experience and will provide an overview of their cultures to members of the Tucson community. A Cross-Cultural Refugee Panel will be speaking about their personal experiences.

Date:  Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Murphy-Wilmot Library - 530 N Wilmot Rd Tucson, AZ 85711

Cost: Free


Tucson Police Public Active Shooter Presentation

The presentation will discuss preparedness strategies, potential warning signs and actual methods to consider if you are confronted with an active shooter. Included in the lecture will be discussion on the likelihood of being involved in this type of event, some looks back at past tragedies and some lessons learned from analyzing those events.

Date:  Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: 1310 West Miracle Mile Tucson, AZ 85705

Cost: Free


CoverAZ Enrollment Assister Training 2018

Free enrollment training offered by the Cover Arizona Coalition.Workshops will feature Health Insurance Marketplace training and updates, local experts sharing tactics and lessons learned from the last enrollment period, best practices, and more. If you have any questions, please contact Vitalyst Health Foundation at 602-385-6500 or email

Date:  Saturday, October 15, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Abrams Public Health Center - 3950 S. Country Club Rd. Tucson, AZ 85714

Cost: Free

Your Story Series: Latino Historical Trauma & Health

Presentation intended for social service agencies and health professionals but is open to the public.

Date: Friday, October 5, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Pima County Housing Center - 801 W. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85745

Cost: Free


Human Trafficking/Social Media Awareness for Parents

SAATURN is sponsoring a 2-hour class for parents to help them become more aware of the trafficking dangers related to social media and youth. Please join us for this 2-hour class and become more aware and learn preventative measures.
Water and snacks provided.

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Guild Mortgage - 1825 E River Rd #201, Tucson, AZ 85718-5837

Cost: Free


FREE Fall Prevention Events in September

Join Healthy Pima's Southern Chapter of the Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition at one or several of the FREE events hosted by the group. Events will include presentations, resources, prizes, and more!

See flyer for additional details, dates, times and locations.

Questions? Contact: Rebecca at:


2nd Annual Southern AZ Opioid Misuse Prevention Symposium

Community event to provide education on the opioid epidemic and prevention, intervention and treatment strategies. Attendees will be able to:

  • Network with Southern Arizona partners working to address opioid misuse

  • Identify prevention efforts for implementation in their communities

  • Demonstrate intervention strategies to address opioid overdoses and deaths

  • Locate treatment providers and identify treatment best practices

Date:  Saturday, September 28, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tucson Convention Center Copper Ballroom, 260 South Church Street | Parking Lot B Tucson 85709

Cost: $55 - if paid by Sept. 21st


Paper Tigers at The Loft

Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of selected students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth. Set amidst the rural community of Walla Walla, WA, the film intimately examines the inspiring promise of Trauma Informed Communities – a movement that is showing great promise in healing youth struggling with the dark legacy of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).

Date:  Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Location: The Loft Cinema - 3233 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716

Cost: Free


Tucson Civic Leadership & Service Training

The Civic Leadership & Service training curriculum helps participants develop the knowledge and skills to be effective community leaders. Participants gain the expertise to address a variety of community & societal issues, develop skill sets transferable to the public sector, and become empowered to make the greatest impact in the communities they serve.  

Don't miss out on the great benefits of this professional development curriculum. Sign up for a no cost training today!

Date: Ongoing

Location: Arizona Serve Offices, 530 S Main Ave Suite A Tucson, AZ 85701

View available training here: Tucson Civic Leadership & Service Training

Statewide Events

2018 Public Health Law Conference

Date: October 4-6, 2018

Location: Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, 5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226,

Cost: $495 (general conference)



2018 5th Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference

Date: October 11, 2018

Location: Desert Willow Conference Center: 4340 East Cotton Center Boulevard Phoenix, AZ 85040

Cost: $50-$100 (early bird special ends Aug. 31)



Stand Up To Falls Symposium & Community Education Event

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Friday)

Location: Honor Health Cowden Center, 9209 N 2nd Street Phoenix, Arizona 85020


 Communication in Serious Illness Train the Trainer

Date: November 17 & December 15, 2018

Location: Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450 Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Cost: FREE



Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

Dates: February 3-6, 2019

Location: Arizona Grand Resort & Spa: 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85044