Meet Carolyn

Carolyn remembers her father getting a disabling hernia while opening up their family’s small business, John’s Fresh Produce. Carolyn, in seventh grade at the time, had to drop out of school to help her mother open the store. Their family’s livelihood depended on it.

Carolyn remembers her father getting a disabling hernia while opening up their family’s small business, John’s Fresh Produce. Carolyn, in seventh grade at the time, had to drop out of school to help her mother open the store. Their family’s livelihood depended on it.

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Carolyn’s Southwest Washington Roots Run Deep

Carolyn Long has taught Southwest Washington’s students for 24 years at WSU Vancouver. She was awarded the Iris H-RoC Award in 2017, which honors women in Southwest Washington who have promoted civil discourse, teamwork, collaboration, and cooperation. In 2018, Carolyn went to communities large and small, holding more than 40 in-person town halls. She is dedicated to listening and serving those who feel that Washington DC is not listening to them.

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