Laura Terech has lived in Arizona nearly all her life. She is a proud product of Arizona public schools, including both U of A and ASU. After earning her master’s degree in education, she taught kindergarten and 2nd grade in a Title I school district. Laura’s years in the classroom showed her just what cuts to education look like for Arizona kids and families. She is now a community organizer and advocacy consultant who has spent time on local state legislative campaigns. She serves as the Request to Speak and Testimony Coordinator for Civic Engagement Beyond Voting in addition to working as the Elections Advocacy Organizer for All Voting is Local. Additionally, Laura is the former President of the Phoenix chapter of the National Organization for Women. She is ready to take her passion for public education and protecting our right to vote to the state legislature as the Legislative District 4 House candidate.