We did it! Dr. Yarma Velazquez was elected to represent District 7 on the Pasadena Unified School Board on November 8, 2022. For information on the PUSD board including how to contact Board Member Velazquez please visit the PUSD page here https://www.pusd.us/Page/3793 


Yarma is mother to 5th grader Jonathan and 3rd grader Anaya in the Spanish dual language program at San Rafael Elementary School. 


Yarma is active in her community. She is a room parent in the classroom. Yarma volunteered to create a school garden at San Rafael Elementary School. 


Yarma has a PhD in Communication and teaches in the Chicano/a Studies Department at Cal State University, Northridge.