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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Local highlights include funding for LA State Historic Park, Exide parkway cleanup, and legal services for TPS recipients and unaccompanied immigrant minors

SACRAMENTO-Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding the Assembly’s passage of the 2018-19 State Budget:

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Supplemental funding included in budget bill will clean area parkways and continue accountability efforts

(Sacramento) – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) who represent the areas impacted by Exide, announced today that the State Legislature is poised to approve new funding this afternoon for the improved cleanup of the residential areas around the former-Exide battery recycling plant.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Group photo
Asm. Carrillo presenting
Presenter speaking

Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo presenting AB 2358.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

(Sacramento) -  Studies prove that lead paint can cause brain and kidney damage, infertility, and serious developmental and behavioral challenges in children. Millions of homes built in California before 1978 still contain toxic lead paint. That’s why Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) is fighting to eliminate lead paint in the Golden State. “A home should be a safe place to raise your family, not a toxic hazard,” says Assemblymember Carrillo.

Monday, June 11, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) led the State Assembly in a special adjournment ceremony to honor the memory of Latino activist John Ortiz, who passed away on May 8, 2018. “His contributions to the Chicano Walkouts were instrumental in the ongoing fight for educational equity, opportunity and justice,” said Assemblymember Carrillo.

Friday, June 8, 2018
Asm. Carrillo
Asm. Carrillo in support
Asm. Carrillo addresses audience
Activist holding sign
Asm. Carrillo and Asm. Santiago
Children holding signs
Children holding signs
Asm. Carrillo in support
Asm. Carrillo in support

The press conference provided an opportunity for LA Families to voice out against families separated by border separation.

Friday, June 8, 2018

(Los Angeles) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) and dozens of families rallied on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall to protest the federal government’s policy of separating families as they cross the border into the United States. “Making a policy to separate children from parents, to spread fear as a deterrent to seeking refuge and safety in the United States is barbaric and cruel,” said Assemblymember Carrillo.

Friday, June 8, 2018

(Los Angeles) – La Asambleísta Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) y decenas de familias unieron sus voces en protesta a la practica de la administración del Presidente Donald Trump de separar a padres y madres de sus hijos cuando llegan al país en busca de asilo. En el evento realizado en el municipio de la ciudad de Los Angeles, Carrillo recalco lo inhumano de esta practica del gobierno federal. Mas detalles en este video de Assembly Access.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Honoring Hector Verdugo & Fabian Garcia

Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo honored Hector Verdugo and Fabian Garcia during the CalNonprofits Day Awards.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

(Sacramento) – Under the current system applying online for college can be confusing for potential students. Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) wants to simplify the process, and broaden opportunities for communities that may have felt discouraged. “Our online applications should as accessible and user-friendly as possible,” says Assemblymember Carrillo. Watch this Assembly Access video to learn about Assemblymember Carrillo’s Assembly Bill 3101, and hear testimony from experts who represent students who would benefit from this measure.