Cleveland High School teacher Ashali Knoell won the prestigious National Milken Educators Award. The Cabinet Secretary of Education, RRPS Superintendent, past recipients, the entire school (including the awesome marching band) as well as the RR Mayor, 3 Legislators (Kathleen was one), and the Sandoval County Commissioner were there to congratulate the recipient. Ashali Knoell won many opportunities and acknowledgments as well as $25K. Our schools, our State’s education system is only as good as our teachers: You rock, Ms Knoell!
Kathleen helping at back-to-school event at Civic Plaza in Downtown Albuquerque: ABQ Journal story here. Photo Albuquerque Journal Photo KC 2023
Sandoval Democrats gathered together in August to support their candidates and elected officials. After speaking to the assembly, Kathleen visited and conferred with fellow candidates, officials, and supporters. Some of the dedicated Sandoval County Ward D precinct chairs with their Ward captain Nandini Kuehn
Daily Lobo story on House Bill 25. The bill —presented by Representative Kathleen Cates (D), Andrea Romero (D), Patricia Roybal Caballero (D) and Cristina Parajón (D)—would amend the state’s Human Rights Act to prohibit the refusal to sell or rent property to someone based on their income source, defined in the bill as “a lawful and verifiable…
Thank you, Veterans, for your service! And thank you, Fortin family, for your parade support.
Kathleen’s work does not stop when the Legislature ends. Listen to this Rio Rancho Radio interview with Kathleen about the work she is doing–from ensuring our farmers have water, to advocating for disability access at our universities, to making sure that the people who need it can buy affordable housing. Recorded 6 July 2023.