Know Your Rights – Community Night with CAIR and ACLU

    May 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    Islamic Community Center of Tempe
    131 E 6th St
    Tempe, AZ 85281

    “Civil liberties are being challenged on a daily basis, especially in the direct aftermath of the new administration’s Executive Orders. Two of the most recognizable names in civil rights are teaming up to bring our community vital trainings to ensure YOUR rights are protected.
    This is a great opportunity to learn, discuss and ask questions regarding what rights you have as an American”

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, with 35 regional offices nationwide and in Canada.

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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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