VIP Triumphs in Restoring $6 Million in Services to City Budget

"Earlier this year, a faith-based political-action group began putting pressure on Phoenix officials to reinstate some services after noting there was no additional funding planned for after-school programs in the initial version of the city's budget proposal.

The Valley Interfaith Project, comprised of 40 church, school and neighborhood groups, applauded the council and city officials for agreeing Wednesday to restore nine after-school programs, and to extend swimming pool and library hours...."

Phoenix Budget Reinstates 9 After-School Programs, The Republic