LWV Voters’ Rights Summit

    January 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    ASU New College West, Glendale
    4701 W Thunderbird Rd
    Glendale, AZ 85306



    League of Women Voters of Arizona is organizing an AZ VOTERS’ RIGHTS SUMMIT: Removing Barriers to the Ballot Box, to be held January 7, 2017. The Summit will provide an opportunity for knowledgeable speakers to share information on a variety of issues relating to protecting voters rights. Participants will gain knowledge about innovative practices, ideas, and useful steps which will protect and facilitate voters’ rights and promote a positive voting experience.

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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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