Community

Neighbors, community advocates, teachers, workers groups, and business owners benefit from Lorenzo’s proven ability to lead and serve our City.

“Univision, Channel 40 News Interview”, Univision, Channel 40 North Carolina Media Interview, 6/16

Lorenzo Sierra discusses Hillary Clinton’s record and plan regarding immigration.
Watch here for the full interview: https://youtu.be/SqowXGSxYTE

“Real Men Wear Gowns”, NBC Channel 12 Public Service Announcement, 5/16

Real men wear gowns because they care about their family, they care about their community, and they are going to do what it takes to stay healthy.
Watch this public service announcement in conjunction with NBC Channel 12 and Cancer Treatment Centers of America: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elUhpg0w-YU

Polling places added for special election, West Valley View, 5/11/16

Avondale City Councilman Lorenzo Sierra, who called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate how polling places were determined in the last election, said most of the problems in southwest Avondale have been remedied with the additional polling places.
 Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2016/05/11/polling-places-added-special-election

Que se restablezca la Ley de Derecho al Voto, La Voz, 4/29/16

Basandome en estos errores garrafales y en las politicas de votacion recientes, que afectan de manera desproporcionada a mis electores minoria, le he solicitado al Congreso de Estados Unidos que rehabilite la Ley del Derecho al Voto.
 Read more: http://www.lavozarizona.com/story/opinion/2016/04/29/que-se-restablezca-la-ley-de-derecho-al-voto/83721776/

Avondale at center of polling place chaos, West Valley View, 3/30/16

The election that Avondale City Councilman Lorenzo Sierra called ‘the biggest fiasco’ caused him to request the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether Avondale voters were ‘systematically disenfranchised’ in what’s a step in selecting delegates to this summer’s national political conventions.
Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2016/03/30/avondale-center-polling-place-chaos

The well-orchestrated plan to keep Arizona Latinos from voting, Arizona Republic, 3/29/16

Avondale Councilman Lorenzo Sierra is asking the same because his city of more than 50 percent Latinos didn’t have any polling sites.
Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/elviadiaz/2016/03/28/voting-rights-act-latino-vote/82348552/

Avondale councilman seeks DOJ inquiry, cites lack of polls for Arizona presidential preference election, Arizona Republic, 3/24/16

Councilman Lorenzo Sierra directed a letter Thursday to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, alleging that ‘Avondale’s voters were systematically disenfranchised.’
Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/southwest-valley/2016/03/24/avondale-councilman-seeks-doj-inquiry-cites-lack-polls-arizona-presidential-preference-election/82225056/

Event promotes reading, West Valley View, 3/23/16

Avondale Councilman Lorenzo Sierra read in classrooms March 3 at Eliseo C. Felix School… ‘I had a great time doing it,’ Sierra said of the task that’s part of his efforts to promote reading, especially for the underprivileged.
Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2016/03/23/event-promotes-reading

Reading is fundamental (LTE), West Valley View, 11/24/15

Avondale Councilman Lorenzo Sierra’s work is a wonderful effort to impact the lives of children early in school. His far-reaching efforts to make this happen should be an example to others how it is possible to make a positive difference with a plan, collaboration, and a little hard work.
Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2015/11/24/letters-editor-november-24-2015

High-quality education is our responsibility, West Valley View, 11/10/15

Recently, I collaborated with community leaders and local agencies to deliver more than 3,400 books to children in the Avondale Elementary School District… It was just another step in the long journey toward 100 percent literacy in the school district and Avondale.
Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2015/11/10/high-quality-education-our-responsibility

Avondale councilman receives appointment, West Valley View, 9/4/15

Avondale Councilman Lorenzo Sierra has been appointed to the Maricopa Association of Government’s Economic Development Committee.
Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2015/09/04/community-notes-september-4-2015

City leaders must take the lead, West Valley View, 6/1/15

When the most recent Arizona legislative session ended, one thing was apparent – education wasn’t a priority for the state’s leadership.
Read more: http://www.westvalleyview.com/articles/2015/06/02/city-leaders-must-take-lead

Don’t Forget Us, La Voz, 2/5/15

Avondale is second only to Yuma as Arizona’s second largest Latino-majority city with 50.3 percent of residents being Latino, according to the most recent US Census. When I was sworn in earlier this week, these statistics were on my mind, as I became the only Latino on the council.
Read more: http://www.lavozarizona.com/story/latino-news/2015/02/05/lorenzo-sierra-column/22926199/


Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 1:29pm
Yay! @AZAvondale won “Event of the Year” from AZ Talent in Event Concepts for the 2016 return of #BillyMooreDays Congratulations! https://t.co/5rbdR1DHMJ Sierra4AZ photo
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 8:49pm
I love being affiliated with @CPLCdotORG Tonight we honored teachers at the #Esperanza2017 Awards. Thank you @ImagineCharters for hosting. https://t.co/pMplhOq1SP Sierra4AZ photo