Thursday, May 27, 2010

Cajero Bedford to be recognized as Advocate for Education

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Rep. Olivia Cajero Bedford, D-Tucson (District 27) will be honored at the Victoria Foundation’s second annual Advocates for Education luncheon.

The foundation selected Cajero Bedford as a 2010 honoree for her commitment to education and her legislative work.

“It is incredibly humbling to receive this award,” Cajero Bedford said. “It is my hope that my work will inspire future generations to continue to excel in school.”

Cajero Bedford works with high schools in her district to expand students’ knowledge about government. She hopes this will inspire students to think about careers in politics.

As a state representative, Cajero Bedford currently sits on the House Appropriations Committee and the House Commerce Committee.

The Victoria Foundation is a Latino community organization that strives to increase the success of students throughout Arizona.

When: June 4, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Arizona Biltmore, Gold Room

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