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Friday, March 20, 2015

Camelback Inn | Paradise Valley

 

This year O’Connor House is pleased to present the

inaugural O’Connor Statesmanship Award to

Arizona Representative Lela Alston and

Arizona Senator Adam Driggs.

A Supreme Evening For Country

Honorary Co-Chairs are Senator Dennis DeConcini and Senator Jon Kyl, who will present Representative Alston and Senator Driggs with the O’Connor Statesmanship Award.

For additional information and to

purchase tickets Click Here.

With Appreciation To Our

Supreme Sponsor

 

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O'Connor House

Oral History Project:

Call For Memories

Do you have a memory, interesting anecdote or item that could be included in the Sandra Day O'Connor Oral History Project? Did your personal or professional path cross that of Justice O’Connor?  Every memory is welcome and individuals are invited to contact O’Connor House with their stories or information via email at memories@oconnorhouse.org.

 

O'Connor House is seeking additional funding necessary for the Sandra Day O'Connor Oral History Project. To donate please click HERE or to receive more information.

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What is O'CONNOR HOUSE?

Watch the video, CLICK HERE.

 


What began as a project to move a house, has become an effort to move a state and the nation
In 2006, the historic adobe home of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was slated for demolition. When a few community leaders met to plan its relocation, they didn't realize that the O'Connor House would become both a physical location and a symbolic movement to rebuild the way Arizona solves its pressing political, economic and social issues.
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"My hope is to

re-create a place that will be a center for problem-solving and for bringing together groups with divergent views."

Society, at all levels, has a need to work together to solve the many challenges facing our state and nation.

What is O'Connor House?

Watch The Video HERE

In the 25 years that John and I lived in our adobe house, we hosted many events – for friends, colleagues, foreign visitors, legislators , members of Congress, and other distinguished individuals. We brought people together from both sides of the aisle (R-D) and from other perspectives to share a home-cooked meal and good conversation, which resulted in a better chance of reaching consensus.

We all know that it's easier to reach agreement with friends—and we make friends through social contacts and shared experiences. When you become better acquainted and enjoy each other's company, you're less apt to be partisan and at odds when you are back at work [in Washington, in the state legislature, in town council meeting or in other venues where people come together to participate in democracy].

I know that it is possible for people to sit down together and engage in cooperative problem solving.

This is what I want O'Connor House to stand for. We can do it.

The possibilities are endless."

- Justice Sandra Day O'Connor