Founded in 2009 by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the mission of the Sandra Day O'Connor Institute is to continue her distinguished legacy of solving important social, economic, and political problems through civil discussion and civic action.

"A Supreme Evening of Jazz" featuring Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Happy Hour Reception & Cocktail Buffet: 5-6:30PM | Jazz Concert: 7PM   Tickets: $75 per person

Experience a wonderful night of jazz in the city benefiting the Sandra Day O'Connor Scholarship!

Residents of Milan and St. Louis, these award-winning pianists have performed throughout the world including the London Jazz Festival, Kobe, Japan Jazz Festival and the Edinburgh, Scotland Jazz & Blues Festival.



"Society, at all levels, has a need to work together to solve the many challenges facing our state and nation. I know that it is possible for people to sit down together and engage in cooperative problem solving. My hope is to re-create a place that will be a center for problem-solving and for bringing together groups with divergent views. This is what I want the O'Connor Institute to stand for. We can do it. The possibilities are endless."

~ Sandra Day O'Connor
Associate Justice, Retired
Supreme Court of the United States

Sandra Day O'Connor Institute

What is the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute?  View this video to learn more about our efforts to continue the lifetime work of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Dinner With Jefferson: An Evening at Monticello

The Sandra Day O'Connor Institute presented its annual History Dinner at the Arizona Biltmore. This year, "Dinner With Jefferson" was the theme with Pulitzer Prize winner and Presidential historian Jon Meacham as the featured guest speaker.


O’Connor History

The O'Connor Institute is a vital source for information on the life of Sandra Day O'Connor. The Online Library and Digital Archives offers students and the public educational information and access to a variety of resources, from her early life on the Lazy B ranch through her quarter century on the U.S. Supreme Court, to her most recent initiatives.

Support The Sandra Day O'Connor Institute


Your investment in the O'Connor Institute furthers the organization's mission to continue Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's legacy and lifetime work to advance civil discussion and civic action. The O'Connor Institute works to build consensus and help craft solutions to vital public issues, in an environment of mutual respect and shared purpose for a better state and nation.


The O'Connor Institute leadership is inspired by the wisdom and guidance of our Founder, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.


Sandra Day O'Connor Institute

Phone: 602-730-3300
Fax: 602-324-7583

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 4425
Phoenix, Arizona 85030

Office Address:
111 East Taylor Street, 2nd Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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