Wednesday, January 3, 2018

(Los Angeles) – Wendy Carrillo grew up in Boyle Heights and now she’s the Assemblymember for the 51st District representing her childhood home. Assemblymember Carrillo came to the US as an undocumented immigrant/unrecognized refugee fleeing the war in El Salvador when she was a young child. Her parents taught her to work hard and to be committed to the community that helped raise her. She became a U.S. citizen in her early 20s and has spent her career advocating for educational opportunity, access to quality healthcare, living wage jobs, and social justice.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

(Los Angeles) - Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) has been sworn into office by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon to serve as the Assemblymember for the 51st District. Friends, family and supporters were on hand to witness the special ceremony at the Plaza de la Raza in Lincoln Heights. Watch Assemblymember Carrillo’s swearing-in ceremony in this Assembly Access video.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) — Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) took the oath of office to serve as the Assemblymember of the 51st District today in a ceremony at the Plaza de la Raza in Lincoln Heights.

“I’m truly humbled to be representing the 51st District,” said Assemblymember Carrillo. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to help bring resources to my constituents. But most importantly, every vote and decision I make will represent the values of my district.