Privatizing Education & High Stakes Democracy

    April 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
    ASU Memorial Union, Tempe
    301 E Orange St
    Tempe, AZ 85281

    “Save Our Schools Arizona, Outlaw Dirty Money, and Represent All of Us join forces for a double documentary screening event, featuring Backpack Full of Cash, narrated by Matt Damon and Pay 2 Play, by filmmaker John Ennis.

    Terry Goddard, former mayor of Phoenix and Arizona Attorney General, Jim Pullaro, founder of Represent All of Us and Alison Porter, Campaign Manager for Save Our Schools Arizona co-host this deep look at efforts to privatize education and how insiders control elections.
    View documentary “Backpack Full of Cash” and join in discussion about how privatization efforts are impacting Arizona. Explore other threats to our Democracy too.

    Admission: suggested donation, or Outlaw Dirty Money petition

    Students, Activists, or volunteers can attend for free. Donations appreciated.
    Please register:″

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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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