2016 Democrats of Greater Tucson Awards Luncheon

    2016 DGT Awards Luncheon
    Sunday Septemeber 18th
    Noon – 2 pm
    Hotel Tucson City Center
    475 N. Granada Avenue, Tucson
    Keynote Speaker David Garcia, former candidate for AZ Superintendent of Schools,
    With Jim Nintzel (of Tucson Weekly and Zona Politics) as MC
    Ticket purchase: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/dgt2016
    Previous articleGreen Living Magazine Launch party
    Next articleRemembering Hiroshima – Nagasaki – Fukushima
    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

    Leave a Reply