AFSC Event: Reframing Justice/Entre Suenos

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    EntreSuenos

    Ticket price: Suggested ticket price is $5.00.

    “Entre Sueños: Voices from the Inside/Out is a live storytelling event featuring six storytellers who share one thing in common – all have experienced Arizona’s criminal punishment system.

    Three of the storytellers are currently incarcerated, and three are now navigating life on the “outside”. The landscape of the prison system extends beyond the walls of the prison itself. Dreams in and beyond the walls, take on a different shape and purpose.

    Join us for a night of storytelling about the power and function of being in-between dreams.

    ABOUT AFSC’S REFRAMING JUSTICE PROJECT

    Reframing Justice is a multimedia storytelling initiative with people and families who are/have been systems involved. The stories collected form a specialized body of knowledge about justice, unfreedom, and the afterlife of the criminal punishment system on individuals, families, and communities in Arizona. For more information about AFSC’s Reframing Justice Project, and other work on issues of mass incarceration, please visit www.afscarizona.org/reframing-justice/.

    ABOUT GRACE GAMEZ

    Dr. Grace Gámez is a Program Associate at AFSC where she runs the Reframing Justice Project. Gámez uses storytelling to encourage an ethic of justice that centers compassion.”

    Presented by
    American Friends Service Committee
    Justice That Works
    SheWorxx
    YWCA Southern Arizona

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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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