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Insights and Perspectives

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Schools

Patty Cattoor and Rosaleen Zisch
Patty Cattoor and Rosaleen Zisch

Patty Cattoor, Supervisor of Student Nutrition, Morgan Hill Unified School District talks with Rosaleen Zisch, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. November

Tamara Alvarez, Executive Director, School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, talks with Pam Vavra, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. November

Rosaleen Zisch interviews Ariadna Manzo, President and Chief Executive of Associated Students, San Jose State University. Ariadna describes how this nonprofit organization represents the students. November

Dr. Jon Gundry, Superintendent of Schools in the Santa Clara County Office of Education is interviewed by Rosaleen Zisch. August

Natural Resources

Deb Kramer, Imelda Rodriguez, with Gloria Chun Hoo
Deb Kramer, Imelda Rodriguez, and Gloria Chun Hoo

Deb Kramer, Executive Director, Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful, and Imelda Rodriguez, Communications Director, CommUniverCity San Jose talk about their work as two of the coalition members of the Coyote Meadows Project. They are interviewed by Gloria Chun Hoo, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. October

Matt Freeman, Assistant General Manager, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority is interviewed by Gloria Chun Hoo. September

Melissa Hippard, Santa Clara County Parks Strategic Partnership Manager describes the 28 parks in Santa Clara County with Rosaleen Zisch. Let's go hiking! August

Professor Katherine Kao Cushing, PhD: San Jose State University, Department of Environmental Studies, about water issues in California "after the drought" with Gloria Chun Hoo. July

Laura Hawkins, Executive Director and Ashley Kinney, Hospital Manager, Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley talk with Rosaleen Zisch. LWV San Jose/Santa Clara. January

YWCA Silicon Valley

Tanis Crosby and Gloria Chun Hoo
Tanis Crosby and Gloria Chun Hoo

Tanis Crosby, Executive Director, YWCA Silicon Valley discusses how the YWCA creates real change for women, children, and the community with Gloria Chun Hoo, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. October

AFL-CIO South Bay

Ben Field
Ben Field, South Bay AFL-CIO

Ben Field, Executive Officer for the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council, San Jose discusses labor unions with Rosaleen Zisch. October,

Planned Parenthood

Lupe Rodriguez, Planned Parenthood
Lupe Rodriguez, Director of Public Affairs-Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Lupe Rodriguez, Director of Public Affairs of Planned Parenthood Mar Monte talks about the health care provided by this 100-year-old organization with Rosaleen Zisch. July

San Jose Library

Jill Bourne, San Jose City Librarian
Jill Bourne, 2017 U.S. Librarian of the Year

Jill Bourne, San Jose City Librarian and the national 2017 Librarian of the Year, talks with Trixie Johnson about the library system in the city of San Jose, including online ebooks and videos of movies and TV programs. May

Islamic Relations

Zahra Billoo and Ann Clarke
Zahra Billoo with Ann Clarke
Zahra Billoo, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in the San Francisco/Bay Area talks with Ann Clarke. May

Maha Elgenaida, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group (ING) is interviewed by Rosaleen Zisch. May

City Councils

Pat Showalter and Gloria Chun Hoo
Pat Showalter and Gloria Chun Hoo

Pat Showalter, Mountain View City Councilmember and past president of the League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View Area talks about what it is like to serve on a city council with Gloria Chun Hoo, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. September

Don Rocha, San Jose City Councilmember for District 9, talks with Rosaleen Zisch, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. April

Auditing San Jose

Sharon W. Erickson with Gloria Chun Hoo
Sharon W. Erickson with Gloria Chun Hoo
Sharon Winslow Erickson, San Jose's City Auditor, discusses her office's role in independently evaluating the services and operations of the city for their effectiveness with Gloria Chun Hoo, LWV San Jose/Santa Clara. April

Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor

Cindy Chavez
Cindy Chavez with Rosaleen Zisch
Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor talks with Rosaleen Zisch, League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara. March

The Glass Insitute

Gustafson with Rosaleen Zisch
Damon Gustafson with Rosaleen Zisch
Damon Gustafson, Executive Director, Bay Area Glass Institute, talks with Rosaleen Zisch about glassmaking in the San Jose History Park. March

LWV California Today

Melisssa Breach with Gloria Chun Hoo
Melissa Breach and Gloria Chun Hoo
Melissa Breach, Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of California discusses opportunities for the League following the 2016 election with Gloria Chun Hoo, past president of LWV San Jose/Santa Clara and Director, LWV California. February

Arts in San Jose

James, Clark, Vollendorf
James, Clarke, & Vollendorf
Richard James, Chairperson, San Jose Arts Commission and Lisa Vollendorf, Dean, SJSU College of Humanities and Arts, discuss the Hammer Theater in downtown San Jose with Ann Clarke, LWV San Jose/Santa Clara. February

Managing San Jose

Trixie Johnson with Noberto Duenas
Norberto Duenas with Trixie Johnson
Norberto Duenas, City Manager of San Jose, is interviewed by Trixie Johnson. LWV San Jose/Santa Clara. January

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