Primavera Foundation’s 2018 Homeless Memorial

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    When:
    December 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    2018-12-21T16:00:00-07:00
    2018-12-21T17:30:00-07:00
    Where:
    Evergreen Cemetery
    3015 N Oracle Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    USA

    “Every year, we join the national movement to remember our neighbors, friends, and family who have passed away while facing homelessness in the past year.

    Join us at the Evergreen Cemetery’s county plot to share memories of those who passed, speak about social injustice, share blessings, and reaffirm our commitment to continue fighting to end homelessness.

    Donations of backpacks and “Winter Survival Kits” welcome. (Kits are 1-gallon zipped plastic bags containing socks, winter hat, gloves, lotion/sunscreen, lip balm, snacks, water bottle, and a $5 gift card to a grocery store/restaurant.) Items may be brought to the memorial service or dropped off beforehand at the Primavera Foundation, Training Center located at 151 W. 40th St., Tucson, AZ 85713. Please call first to check for open hours.

    Contact Nejlah Hummer, Primavera Foundation’s Executive Assistant to the CEO, at (520) 308-3098.

    www.primavera.org/remember”

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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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