Southern Chapter of People Demanding Action’s 2017 Issue Team Launch

    January 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
    Woods Memorial Library
    3455 N 1st Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    “This is going to be a special meeting about the 2017 Issue Teams. I hope all our members in the Southern Chapter are able to attend and are prepared to join an issue team by the end of the night!

    Issue Teams: Criminal Justice, Education, Election Integrity, End Wars & Occupations, Environment, Healthcare, Immigration, and Income Inequality

    We have just started the Southern Chapter and are working to connect with members of the community already working for progressive change. If you are a member of another organization with progressive values, please invite them to join us for this meeting or contact Sara, at”

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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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