How Home Makeovers are like Building a Learning & Development Department

By Anna Cale
Senior Learning Development Consultant
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

I’m a home improvement television junkie. It’s my go-to happy place, especially after a long day when I need to de-stress. I love watching all the home makeover shows and seeing the clever and inspired designs. Usually an entire house is completely made over, not just one or two rooms. Continue reading

New Paid Sick Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know Now

By Bobbie Fox
Associate General Counsel
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, widely known throughout Arizona as Proposition 206, was approved in the November 2016 election. Fifty-nine percent of voters elected to raise the minimum wage to $10 on January 1, 2017, and then incrementally, to $12 by 2020. Continue reading

Change is Inevitable, but Our Work Remains the Same

ss-paul-j-luna-final-headshot-041415By Paul Luna, President and CEO
Helios Education Foundation

With a highly charged and divisive presidential election behind us, emotional shock waves continue to ripple through our communities. No matter our party affiliations, it should concern us all that some of the ripple effects of the elections are leading to alarming activities in our neighborhoods. Even more troubling is that some of these activities are happening in our schools and impacting our students, creating fear and uncertainty for their future.

As leaders and advocates for improving our education system and ensuring that every student — regardless of where they were born, who their parents are or where they live — is prepared to succeed beyond high school, now, more than ever, we must hold steadfast Continue reading