Take Back the Night 2015

    April 8, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Hotel Congress
    311 East Congress Street
    Tucson, AZ 85701


    Take Back the Night is Pima County’s annual event to call for an end to sexual violence, support survivors, and demand accountability of perpetrators.

    MARCH! Bring your walking shoes and channel your inner activist!!! Poster making, speakers, flash mob rehearsal! Sam Lena Library 1607 S 6th at 4pm!

    Youth Rally! For our young protesters! Poster making, speakers, flash mob rehearsal! Armory Park at 430pm!

    Survivor Speak Out and Main Event! We will then converge on Hotel Congress at 6pm to Take Back the Night! Speakers and performers include: Monica Jones, Natalie Nguyen, Flight School, Kristen Nelson, Fluxx Dance, Esperanza Dance, and more!

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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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