MLK Day March & Rally

    January 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    MLK Way to Reid Park, Tucson

    Monday, January 20, 8:00 a.m.: The MLK March – Tucson will begin at Martin Luther King Way, near South Kino Parkway and East 36th Street at the UA’s Tech Park. Participants will walk to Reid Park at East 22nd Street and South Country Club Road for a celebration at the park’s outdoor performance center. The celebration is set to run from about 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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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