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Democrats of the Red Rocks Host Katie Hobbs, Candidate for Secretary of State

August 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am

Katie Hobbs is an Arizona native who 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. She is also faculty in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Paradise Valley Community College and at Arizona State University.

Katie has served in the Arizona legislature since 2011 and is currently Senate Minority Leader. Katie has a long record of supporting Democratic values such as equality for all, strong public education, and healthcare for low-income families. Katie has fought hard against cuts to K-12 schools and higher education and worked to restore funding to career and technical education programs. She has also sponsored bills to implement measures to better protect domestic violence victims, require rape kits to be tested, promote comprehensive sex education and equal pay measures for women.

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).


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