Dr. Marriah Star on “The Importance of a Constitutional Convention” at DGT

    March 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    Dragon's View restaurant
    400 N Bonita Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    Dr. Marriah Star

    “Marriah Star, Ph.D., is a Tucson native. He grew up as the son of local musicians Black Man Clay and Vivian Harte. He attended Amphitheater High School, graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Government, and earned his Ph.D. in political science from the City University of New York. He has written guest opinions for the Arizona Daily Star. After teaching college classes in New York City and Boston over the past 13 years, he is now working as a substitute teacher and as a part-time home organizer in Tucson. He is the Treasurer of Legislative District 10.”

    Article by Marriah Star in AZ Daily Star: http://tucson.com/news/opinion/column/guest/marriah-star-constitutional-convention-is-only-remedy-to-government-dysfunction/article_063683ad-fd75-51bd-b17b-0d6ffa2bd3ba.html

    “Marriah Star is a Tucson native who recently moved back to Tucson after a 22-year absence. He holds a doctorate in political science from the City University of New York.”

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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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