“Arizona’s Legislature – Failing Our Environment, Failing Our Future” at Sierra Club meeting


    Arizona’s Legislature – Failing Our Environment, Failing Our Future. Join us for a briefing by Sandy Bahr, Grand Canyon Chapter director, and for discussion on the 2015 Arizona Legislative Session and key environmental bills. Find out who made the grade and who failed miserably relative to conserving our land, protecting our wildlife, and addressing key environmental challenges that face our state. There will be a presentation with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Copies of the 2015 Environmental Report Card will be available (and are also available on line). 

    Rincon Group programs are from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. They are atSEIU (Service Employees International Union), 439 N. Sixth Ave., Tucson. Please follow signs to Room 153. They are free and open to the public. 

    info:  www.arizona.sierraclub.org/rincon



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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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