Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

    January 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    YWCA of Southern Arizona
    525 N Bonita Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85745

    “Boards that include a variety of abilities, perspectives, backgrounds and resources promote creativity and innovation. Attend this workshop to learn about how to create an inclusive board that represents more of the community you serve.

    Who should attend?
    Board Presidents • Board Members • Nonprofit CEO’s • Leadership Teams

    YWCA’s New Millennium Leadership Center was created to empower leaders to create a diverse and inclusive workplace because it’s a smart approach to achieving success.

    Our training is designed to help your workplace become more inclusive, equitable and effective.

    For more information and a list of training topics, visit:


     Single registration $65; Group Registration (for 3 or more from the same organization)  $50 per person – please include information for each registrant
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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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