6th Anniversary Vigil for Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez


    Hosted by Border Patrol Victims Network Red de Victimas de la Patrulla Fronteriza

    WED. OCT 10–6TH 2018 ANNIVERSARY VIGIL NOGALES SONORA FOR JOSE ANTONIO ELENA RODRIGUEZ, murdered by Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz Oct. 10, 2012–

    “4 pm mass at Catholic church 2 blocks south of border; 5 pm procession to cross at border wall where Jose Antonio died; 6 pm vigil with speakers and music ( those who don’t want to cross border can observe from US side of border wall)”


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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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