NOW (National Organization for Women) Monthly meeting

    January 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Joel D. Valdez main library
    101 N Stone Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    “We are so excited to announce that
    Zaira Livier is confirmed to be our speaker on Sunday, January 29 during our meeting from 2-4pm in the basement room at the library.

    She will speak for about 15 minutes with Q&A to follow.

    Zaira is familiar with NOW and is planning to join on the National Website.
    She is dynamo of a woman who spearheaded the Minimum Wage Initiative that passed overwhelmingly on Nov 8th. Her efforts and that of her grassroots team were some of the brighter points of light in the last quarter of this year.”

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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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