We Remember, Do You?
January 8, 2017
Human Embrace Event
Gates opens at 1 p.m.
Program promptly starts at 2 p.m.
Tucson’s Memorial is an embrace. The embrace symbol was designed to communicate togetherness, solidarity, and empathy.
Show your support for our community and other communities who have gone through tragedy by joining us on the field to create a human EMBRACE symbol.
*DON’T FORGET TO WEAR A WHITE SHIRT*
Hosted by Tucson’s January 8th Memorial Foundation, in memory of the 13 wounded and 6 who died at the January 8, 2011 mass shooting outside of the Safeway supermarket at the NE corner of Ina Rd. and Oracle Rd. in Tucson, Arizona.
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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).