ADRC Action is a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) organization that trains and supports leaders to advocate for their communities. We imagine a system of governance that is holistic and people-focused and believe we have the collective power to bring about transformational change. We aim to restructure how we govern, abolish systems of oppression, and ensure that all Arizonans have a say in what happens in their communities.
What We Do
Policy & Advocacy
Voting Rights Defense Coalition
Election Defense Team
Voting Rights Coalition
We join together with dozens of local and national organizations committed to defending voting rights and democracy during Arizona’s annual legislative sessions. We provide analysis and context for the harmful policies being proposed and collaborate on strategies to defeat them.
ADRC Action Board of Directors
CAIR Arizona (she/her)
Azza is CAIR Arizona’s Executive Director. She previously served as the State Director for NextGen America in Arizona.NextGen mobilizes youth to become civically engaged and vote in crucial elections that will help progress on important issues in America. Azza led one of the largest youth turnouts for a presidential election in AZ history. Azza also serves as one of the co-chairs for the Phoenix Women’s March and is a highly respected figure in the immigrant rights and civic engagement landscape in the State of Arizona. She holds a degree in Translational Studies from Westminster College in Missouri and has proudly served on CAIR-AZ’s Board of Directors from July 2018 to March 2021.
Iconico + Creosote Partners (they/she)
Prior to becoming involved in Arizona politics, Hal was a classically trained ballet dancer who moved to Arizona in 2015 to work with Ballet Arizona. They currently work as the Operations Coordinator for Creosote Partners and have worked with several progressive organizations within the state. They were just accepted into the Ira A. Fulton school of engineering at ASU for Cybersecurity, and hope to bring technical skills to their passion for tech policy. A strong believer in visionary policy, Hal sees a huge lack of diverse, sustainable, and ethical policymaking in the tech arena as a whole from high-level topics like AI and Machine Learning down to the basic infrastructure of the internet. As our world rapidly evolves and increases its dependence on technology, Hal hopes we can shape our world in a way that moves us toward holistic
Indian Legal Clinic, Sandra Day O'Connor College
of Law at Arizona State University (she/her)
Torey Dolan is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and has been professionally working on research regarding election access, public policy, election litigation, redistricting, community organizing, public education, Tribal elections, and government level advocacy aimed at protecting and promoting the Native American franchise in Arizona for five years. She also engages in research and writing projects related to protecting the sovereignty and interests of Tribal communities.
She was a 2021 Instituto Monzón Fellow, a fellowship for Arizona community leaders working to build political power and political infrastructure in communities of color and low-income communities in Arizona. Her areas of expertise include Federal Indian Law, Federal Election Law, Arizona Election Law, Constitutional Law, and the intersections thereof. She is a graduate of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree and certificate in Federal Indian law. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – Public Service and History from the University of California Davis, with a minor in Religious Studies.
One Arizona + Arizona Wins (she/her)
Tucson native, tree hugger, star gazer, progressive, eternal optimist, believer in people. Of all things, Paloma is most proud to have been described as a grower. Paloma is the Chief of Staff at One Arizona and Arizona Wins where she works to make her corner of the world a little more liberated and empowered. She is successfully still quarantining with River dog, Pond the cat, and Zachary the human and is working on figuring out what post COVID life looks like while still being in COVID life, especially with a little one on the way. Paloma lives to center community and people power and is honored and excited to be joining the board for ADRC Action.