State of the Ward (3)

    May 22, 2014 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
    Woods Memorial Library
    3455 North 1st Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    State of the Ward with Ward 3 Council Member Karin Uhlich & City Manager Richard Miranda, whoKarinUhlich will be at Woods Library to answer your questions and discuss the state of Ward 3 – accomplishments, current projects, and plans for the future.

    Refreshments will be provided.

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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).


    1. Over 55 people in attendance at this Ward 3 Alliance meeting with Councilwoman Uhlich, her staff, various volunteers who serve on the City’s Boards/Commissions. City Mgr. Miranda unable to be there. Karin spoke of all the partnerships within Ward 3 which help to make a lot of the activities/projects happen, new resources, infrastructure improvements. A recent Amphi Clean Up day was well attended, even picking up “orphan waste” in alleys.

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