“Former teacher, UVa Law grad enters county School Board race for Rio District.” Charlottesville Tomorrow.

  • “I have decided to run for School Board because I am a strong believer in educational opportunity,” Callsen said in her campaign announcement at Pen Park. “We have wonderful, committed, compassionate educators and administrators [in Albemarle County].“We have innovative and inspiring learning spaces and programs. Yet our schools and our students are performing at vastly different levels across a variety of metrics,” she said. “The disparity that students are facing is a call to action. I want to answer that call.”   Read More…

Listen to an interview on the WINA Morning News with Rick and Jane.

“Families still feel the impact of the Loving v. Virginia Case.” CBS19.

  • Watch me discuss the impact of the Loving v. Virginia case (banning laws prohibiting interracial marriage) and how it has affected my family. Watch and Read More…

“The Legacy of Loving.” Toronto Daily Mail.

  • “And making this connection and learning of the story of her dad’s birth has been important for Katrina and her father. Finding family roots, history and relatives has connected them to their history. Even Katrina’s move to Charlottesville to attend law school feels to be part of that. Her biological family has deep roots there and she herself feels connected to the place, a connection that — as the daughter of an Army NCO who regularly moved every few years — she’d never had before.” Read More…

Featured Panelist at the Mixed Remixed Festival in L.A. 

“New Rio District school board candidate.” WINA NewsRadio.

  • “She says her experiences both personal and professional make her uniquely suited to move Albemarle schools ahead.” Read More…

“Katrina Callsen Running for Rio District of Albemarle Co. School Board.” NBC29.com.