The Italian Association of Arizona mission: To be the voice and focal point of the Italian Community of Arizona. To represent and spur growth. To organize cultural, commercial, and administrative Italian activities in support of and to the benefit of our community as well as the American Community. To be the local entity that will operate in support of different initiatives requested from Italy. Our vision is to be able to gather in time the necessary financial resources to create an Italian Center with services for the Italian people and support for the Italian Community. The Italian Association is a 501 C-3 not-for-profit organization as recognized by the IRS.