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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) - Assembly Bill 3101, the Community College Application Accessibility Act, by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), was approved by the Assembly Higher Education Committee on a bipartisan vote of 13-0 late yesterday. This bill would require the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (CCC) to simplify the complicated community college application and make it accessible for all applicants.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) - This week, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo’s (D-Los Angeles) package of parks access bills, Assembly Bills (AB) 2614 and 2615, were approved in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife and Assembly Transportation Committee respectively with  bipartisan support.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Group photo

180 Students from CSU LA visited the State Capitol and the Assembly Chambers.

Friday, March 23, 2018
Asm. Carrillo with an honoree
Chicano Walkouts photos
Asm. Carrillo with attendees
An honoree speaking
An honoree speaking
Asm. Carrillo with honorees and attendees
Asm. Carrillo with an attendee
Asm. Carrillo with attendees

Commemoration of Chicano Walkouts photos at Wilson High School, Los Angeles.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Asm. Carrillo addresses reporters

This announcement comes after a state appellate court upheld the key legal ruling in People v. ConAgra Grocery Products (2017), which found that three paint manufacturers created a widespread public nuisance by marketing and selling lead paint for decades when the dangers of lead exposure were well known.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Resolution Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Walkouts Passes Assembly Floor

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Assembly Bill 1862, authored by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-East Los Angeles), was approved by the Assembly Judiciary Committee today on a bi-partisan basis with a vote of 8-1. The bill will appropriate $10 million to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to provide immigration services to individuals who are current or former recipients of the federal Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

Monday, March 19, 2018
Asm. Carrillo speaking on Assembly Floor
Asm. Carrillo speaking
Asm. Carrillo introducing
Addressing the audience
Addressing the audience
Addressing the audience
Acknowledgement recipients
Then and now

The East Los Angeles Walkouts or Chicano Blowouts were a series of 1968 protests by Chicano students against unequal conditions in Los Angeles Unified School District high schools. The first protest took place on March 1, 1968. The students who organized and carried out the protests were primarily concerned with the quality of their education. This movement (which involved thousands of students in the Los Angeles area) was of the first mass mobilizations by Mexican-Americans in Southern California.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Opening address by Asm. Bloom
Assembly Dems participants
Assembly Dems participants
Enough is Enough
United in silence
Closing address

"Enough is Enough" walkout on the North steps of the Capitol.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

(Sacramento)  - For more than 30 years, members of the California Legislature have held a special ceremony for the women who are making a difference in the Golden State. This year, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) is honoring Leticia Guevara, who has broken barriers as a teenage mother, translator and political activist. Watch this Assembly Access video to learn more about Leticia and why Assemblymember Carrillo is celebrating her work.