“From the Ashes” free film screening & discussion

    June 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    YWCA of Southern Arizona
    525 N Bonita Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85745

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    Invite your friends. Be among the first to see this 80-minute film about coal communities and how they can adapt in the face of climate change. Screening will begin at 2:15 and will be followed by a discussion – panel members include energy experts, a physician and members of coal-affected communities (invited). This is a followup to the Tucson People’s Climate March, sponsored by Sierra Club Rincon Group. View the film trailer using this link: https://sierra.secure.force.com/events/details?”formcampaignid=7010Z000001ujT0QAI


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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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