UA Summit on Gender-based violence

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    When:
    November 15, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    2014-11-15T09:00:00-07:00
    2014-11-15T13:00:00-07:00
    Where:
    Student Union Memorial Center
    The University of Arizona
    1303 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85719
    USA
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Women's Resource Center at UA

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    Join student leaders across UA to learn about your rights and discuss strategies for preventing and responding to gender-based violence on campus! 

     

    Saturday, November 15

    9 am to 1 pm

    Women’s Resource Center

    Student Union Memorial Center

    Coffee and Bagels & Lunch provided!

     

    Topics covered include sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and discrimination on the basis of gender non-conformity.  

     

    Featuring a student-led listening forum on gender-based violence, and a Skype conversation with one of the organizers of Carry the Weight in NYC. 

     

    Co-sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center, the Campus Health Service’s Oasis Program Against Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence, and ASUA.

     

    RSVP here: http://bit.ly/UASummit

     

    Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/879998695367059/ 

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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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