Who Will be Next? Memorial



    This student-led event intends to raise awareness around gun violence and ways to stop it.

    UA art students have planned and coordinated the event.

    There will be song, dance and an interactive piece where people can do tracings.

    The speakers include several students, gun violence survivors, City Councilman Steve Kozachik, and the  head of the UA police department, who will speak about the shootings on the UA campus 15 years ago.

    What:  Who Will Be Next?
    When:  Thursday, April 19 from 5:30 to 7:30
    Where:  UA Mall

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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).


    1. Well, now we know who was next – 10 high school students and a teacher (to date) at the Santa Fe High School in Texas. Condolences to the families of the latest victims of another mass shooting.

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