Arizona Advocacy Network 2017 Awards Breakfast

    October 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
    Ability 360, Phoenix
    5025 E Washington St
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    October 25, 2017 at 7:30am – 9am
    5025 E Washington St
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    United States
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    Joel Edman ·

    “We’re honoring Terry Goddard for his dedication to ridding Arizona’s democracy of unaccountable dark money and its influence on elections.

    One Arizona is being recognized for the coaltion’s work to expand Arizona’s electorate through voter registration and civic engagement and especially for their work to make Arizona’s electorate more reflective of the community.

    Anabel Maldonado is being honored for her work during the 2017 legislative session organizing our communities to push back against the attacks voters’ rights to be heard through ballot measures. ”

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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 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, (since Jan. 2013).

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