AZ Creative Voices is an 10 episode podcast series that chronicles the Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI) experience. AZ CCI is a learning program wherein diverse teams from Arizona cities, towns and neighborhoods worked together in support of community transformation through the arts. Producer Regina Revazova takes listeners on a tour of participating communities, highlighting the challenges and successes of this creative partnership; the potential of community-engaged work; and the many discoveries within teams and across the learning cohort as participants strengthened their collaborative skills. AZ CCI is an initiative of the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, with guidance from Southwest Folklife Alliance, a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Arizona. AZ CCI has been made possible by a grant from the Surdna Foundation with additional support from the Arizona Community Foundation.The AZ CCI communities include Barrio Anita, Casa Grande, Douglas, Eastlake, Flagstaff, Globe, South Phoenix, Tempe and Yuma. The podcast for South Phoenix is upcoming.