Environmental Day at the Arizona Legislature

    February 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Arizona State Capitol
    1700 W Washington St
    Phoenix, AZ 85007

    Wednesday, February 15, 8:30 am-2:00 pm
    Environmental Day at the Arizona Legislature
    Join Sierra Club and Coalition for Sonoran Desert Conservation for this Lobby Day at the Arizona Legislature. Get background on bills impacting environmental issues in the state and meet with legislators (your own, if possible) to express the importance of conservation and environment in our state.

    For more information (including details about going to Phoenix on the bus), contact Sarah Whelan at sarah.whelan@sonorandesert.org or 520-388-9925.  More info here.

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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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