Jahana Flemming Hayes [https://news.southernct.edu/tag/school-of-education/ Jahana Hayes, ’05, is First Southern Grad Elected to National Office] is an American educator and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for since 2019. The district, once represented by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, comprises much of northern Fairfield County and northwestern Connecticut, including New Britain, Danbury and Waterbury. A member of the Democratic Party, Hayes is the first African-American woman and African-American Democrat to represent Connecticut in Congress. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jahana Hayes has 124 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2016 Speech as a National Teacher of the Year for National Teacher of the Year Program in the Council of Chief State School Officers. The year with the most videos was 2021 with 54 videos. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (2), Bobby Scott (2), Terri Sewell (2). Most common tag: Gender Issues.
PreviouslyU.S. Representative Candidate,
D-5 August 14, 2018 - November 6, 2018 Videos: 1 National Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year Program, Council of Chief State School Officers c. April 1, 2016 - c. April 1, 2017 Videos: 2