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As 2014 draws to a close, please consider O’Connor House as you make your year-end contributions. By making your donation before December 31, 2014, you will ensure that you receive your entitled tax benefits this year. Click Here




Distinguished Speakers Series


“United States: Military Superpower & Humanitarian”

Thursday, February 5th | Noon to 1:30 pm
Arizona Biltmore Resort | Phoenix

From global security threats and crises to international disaster relief, General McNabb has commanded the military supply chain into the most difficult regions of Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield as well as United States humanitarian efforts for the catastrophic 2010 Haiti earthquake and 2011 tsunami in Japan. Gen. Duncan J. McNabb served with distinction as Commander, USTRANSCOM, and the single manager for global air, land and sea transportation for the Department of Defense.

Aaron Brown, the inaugural Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism and formerly with CNN, will serve as Moderator.

Individual General Admission Seating:

 $75.00 per person | Table of 10: $750

To register click here.

Table and event sponsorpship opportunities are also available. Click here for additonal details.




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


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.



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