Women’s Equality Day: Courageous Conversations

    August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
    YWCA of Southern Arizona
    525 N Bonita Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85745


    Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8am – 1pm
    YWCA – 525 N Bonita Ave, Tucson
    “Join us for provocative and courageous conversations on the status of feminism and what we can do together to achieve true equality for ALL women.
    Food Trucks will be available for lunch.

    Looking forward to seeing folks for these conversations. Thanks to AAUW – Casas Adobes, Green Valley, Tucson, ARC, Black Women’s Task Force, Las Adelitas Arizona, League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson, OFA, Pima County/Tucson Women’s Commission, Southern Arizona Gender Alliance, Tucson NOW, UA Gender & Women’s Studies/ /WOSAC/SIROW/WRC, Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, YWCA Southern Arizona for collaborating to make the day possible.

    What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
    Parking is available at the YWCA on a First Come, First Serve basis. Additional parking is available along the entire stretch of Bonita Ave, along the Eastern side or at Pima Community College. Do not park at Treasure Chest/Rio Nuevo Books next door.”

    Illustration @tylerfeder (below) –

    Intersectional Rosie the Riveter Print – Hand-Illustrated

    Prints available at https://www.etsy.com/shop/roaringsoftly ($12 for 5 x 7; $22 for 8.5 x 11 inches)

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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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