3rd Annual Dolores Huerta Awards Luncheon hosted by Arizona Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Coalition



    Dolores Huerta
    Dolores Huerta

    Come celebrate the 2nd Annual Luncheon hosted by the Arizona César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition with honored guest Dolores Huerta. In addition to fellowship with local labor & social justice leaders/activists, there will be a silent auction of beautiful art pieces from Tucson favorites and the coalition will honor three local women with the Dolores Huerta Si Se Puede Legacy, The Mujer En La Lucha, & The Consuelo Aguilar Esperanza Awards.

    tickets: http://www.chavezaz.com/#!luncheon/c1l61

    Portion of proceeds will benefit the Dolores Huerta Foundation.

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    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).


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