Jen Darland, former TUSD Board candidate, on education updates at DGT

    March 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    Dragon's View restaurant
    400 North Bonita Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    $10 Chinese buffet cash, $12 credit/debit, $3.50 drink only
    Jen Darland
    Jen Darland

    Jen Darland, former TUSD Governing Board Candidate will be providing  an update on public education and efforts at the Capitol.

    Political newcomer Darland lost by 517  votes (28,708 to 28,191) to Republican  incumbent Michael Hicks in a 9 way race for TUSD Board (2 seats), with Democratic  incumbent Adelita Grijalva getting the most votes in the Nov. 2014 election.

    Previous articleProtest at the State Capitol for Education Funding
    Next article“The Cherokee Word for Water” film
    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).


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here