Safety Pin Nation AZ Peace Vigil

    January 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Margaret T Hance Park
    1202 N 3rd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85004


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    “Join us in our peace vigil. Registration required. Website forthcoming. Unite in solidarity and song. Bring signs. Bring LED or cell phone lights. Wear your safety pins. Bring family and friends. Peace and Love are not dead. They are alive WITHIN US and stronger when we are together. Be prepared to choose a path of action and volunteer at a local organization that supports a cause in which you believe. Be there! January 20th 7pm. (Note: this is not a march, it is a Public Assembly.)

    Safety Pin Nation is a movement of peaceful changemakers starting local. Safety Pin Nation is composed of Bully blockers, embracers of diversity, advocates for the environment and its wildlife, supporters of women’s rights, Arizona Dream Act Coalition backers, troops for better veteran care, champions for the disabled and mentally ill, defenders of black lives matter, fighters for healthcare as a human right, LGBTQ allies, helpers of the homeless and hungry, supporters of sensible gun control, supporters of refugees, defenders of children’s rights, fighters against human trafficking, leaders in comprehensive immigration reform, backers of religious freedom, front-runners for equal pay and paid maternity leave, supporters of prison reform, cohorts for properly compensated teachers and quality preK-12 education, native american allies, believers in higher education access for all and much more.

    Reúnanse con nosotros para una vigilia de Paz. Requiere que se matriculen en nuestra pagina web (por venir). Lleven posteres. Lleven familia y amigos. Lleven imperdibles. Lleven belas (solo LED o la luz del celular) para una vigilia de Paz. Prepárense para tomar acción y elegir una organización en la que pueden hacer un trabajo voluntariado. El Amor y La Paz no están muertos. Viven DENTRO DE NOSOTROS y son MAS FUERTES cuando nos juntamos. No se lo pierdan. El 20 de enero a las 7pm. (Ojo: No es una marcha.)”


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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).


      • Thanks Marie, for letting us know. Updated this calendar event with new location & title. Not being in Phoenix I don’t always get updates like that.

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