“Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration & Homeland Security” talk & book signing

    November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Salt of the Earth Labor College
    1902 E Irene Vista
    Tucson, AZ 85713

    Storming the Wall:  Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security

     Book signing with Tucson author Todd Miller 

     Saturday, November 18th                           2:00  pm

     “Todd Miller’s book is about how social justice and environmental sustainability are one and the same struggle.  With millions of people forced to move because of climate change, four times more than by wars, too many developed countries have reacted by calling for walls, high tech surveillance and military solutions.  Migrants have reacted with defiance and resistance. Miller feels that climate driven migration is the defining issue of our time and calls for environmental restoration instead of border militarization.  “

    Register for classes at Salt of the Earth Labor College: http://www.saltearthlaborcollege.org/old/Registration.htm

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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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