This Month's Guest Speaker is:
Katie Hobbs - Candidate for Arizona Secretary of State
Katie Hobbs is an Arizona native that has spent her life working for a better Arizona through advocacy and public service. She graduated from Seton Catholic in 1988 and went on to get her Bachelor of Social Work from Northern Arizona University and her Master of Social Work from Arizona State University in 1995.
Katie is changing the face of local politics through identifying, training and encouraging more women to run for office. She is also faculty in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Paradise Valley Community College and at Arizona State University. She started as a professional social worker in 1992 and prior to being elected to the legislature she worked for Sojourner Center, the largest domestic violence shelter in the United States. As Director of Government Relations, she was responsible for ensuring compliance with $4 million in government contracts, was involved in several community-wide domestic violence and homeless coordination efforts, and worked to engage domestic violence survivors in the legislative process and social action.
Katie has served as a Commissioner on the Phoenix Women’s Commission, the Phoenix Human Services Commission, and was the chair of the Maricopa County Merit System Commission. She is a graduate of Valley Leadership's Leadership Institute (2003), Emerge Arizona’s candidate training program (2004), and the Center for Progressive Leadership's Political Leaders Fellowship program (2007).
Outside of her professional life, Katie enjoys spending time with her family. She is married to Pat Goodman and has two amazing children: Sam and Hannah.
LD20 is training the next generation of Democratic Activists that will educate voters not only in our district, but across the state! If you want to help beet the Republican hold on Arizona, become part of the LD20 Democrats! We have monthly training and activities you can use to turn Arizona BLUE!
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