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Tucson: One of the Top Ten Cities

The May (1996) issue of Hispanic Magazine ranks the "Top 10 Cities for Hispanics" and Tucson ranked sixth among all U.S. cities! The selection process involved ran king cities in accordance to numerous complex educational, socio-economic, and political factors such as Metropolitan demographics, quality of life, "friendliness towards Hispanics in general," and leadership positions held by Hispanics in each individua l community. The article cited that two out of seven Tucson City Council Seats were held by Hispanics, namely Steve Leal and Jose Ibarra, and that the husband and wife team of George and Mary Garcia heads the two largest school districts in Tucson. Georg e is the superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District, and Mary is superintendent of Sunnyside School District. Bravo! ....y Felizidades Tucson! The following is the list of the Top Ten Cities:

  1. San Jose, California,
  2. San Antonio, Texas,
  3. Denver, Colorado
  4. Alburquerque, New Mexico
  5. Tampa, Florida
  6. Tucson, Arizona
  7. Cleveland, Ohio
  8. Portland, Oregon
  9. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  10. Las Vegas, Nevada

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