Community Convening

    May 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    3501 N Mountain Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    Community Convening
    May 22, 2017
    2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    Habitat for Humanity – 3501 N Mountain Ave

    Details: The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona invites you to a Community Convening.

    By sharing and listening to the voices of the nonprofit community, we will obtain a deeper understanding of current challenges and opportunities, and explore strategic grantmaking goals for the Foundation to generate greater impact in the areas of education, health and well-being and economic opportunity.
    Cost: Free
    Contact: RSVP is required by May 17 to Andrea Carmichael at

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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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