Press Releases

Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Welcomes Proposed Relief for Local Businesses, Nonprofits, Cultural Institutions, and Startups Are Part of the California Comeback Plan

As both Chair of the Budget Subcommittee #4 on State Administration, Assemblywoman Carrillo championed small business grants, tax credits, enhancements, investments and new resources to provide relief from the economic downturn generated by the COVID-19 g

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (AD-51, Los Angeles) commended Governor Gavin Newsom for proposing the largest small business relief program in the nation as a central tenet of the $100 Billion California Comeback Plan. Assemblywoman Carrillo has championed historic investments in small business relief.

Assemblywoman Carrillo’s VISION Act (AB 937) is Named a Latino Caucus Legislative Priority for 2021 and Wins a Passing Vote in Both the Assembly’s Public Safety Committee and Judiciary Committee

Momentum growing for bill to end double-punishment of immigrant Californians, as emotional testimony from community members shows the human cost of ICE transfers; and new data estimates transfers to ICE cost taxpayers in excess of $7.3 million last year.

(Sacramento, CA) — Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo’s (D-Los Angeles) AB 937, the Voiding Inequality and Seeking Inclusion for Our Immigrant Neighbors Act, (VISION Act) to end the double punishment of immigrant Californians released from state prisons or local jails was announced as a 2021 priority for the California Latino Legislative Caucus on April 7.

Assemblywoman Carrillo Joins Leaders from the California Association of Student Councils and Other Youth-Serving Organizations, and Legislative Colleagues To Announce the Empowerment Collective’s Youth Policy Slate

The LA Assemblywoman and State Lawmakers Worked With Students and Young People from Empowerment Collective Member Organizations in a Collaborative Fashion Since Early in the Legislative Session In Order To Involve Youth Voices in Their Policy Making

(Sacramento, CA)Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) helped kick-off the press conference launching the Empowerment Collective’s inaugural policy slate of 38 youth-led bills that address civic engagement, mental health, menstrual equity, racial justice, higher education, child welfare, climate change, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo and Via Care Health Center Come Together to Ensure Vaccine Reaches Communities Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19

On Saturday, April 17, from 9 AM to 2 PM, Via Care (507 S. Atlantic Blvd. 90022) will provide East L.A. residents, identified by Assemblywoman Carrillo’s office, with their first dose of the Moderna vaccine

(LOS ANGELES, CA) –  Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (AD-51, Los Angeles) and Via Care Community Health Center have come together to ensure that East L.A. residents 18 years and older have the opportunity to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine on Saturday, April 17, from 9 AM to 2 PM at 507 S Atlantic Blvd 90022 (Atlantic & Eagle – 260 bus line stop).

Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Denounces and Condemns Anti-AAPI Hate Violence

On behalf of the Women’s Caucus, the Los Angeles Assemblywoman renounced scapegoating and called for resources to support Asian American and Pacific islander communities, as well as resources to address acts racism and hate violence carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Secures Immediate Action Agreement for Relief for Workers and Businesses Experiencing Pandemic-Related Hardships

As both Chair of the Budget Subcommittee #4 on State Administration, and Los Angeles’s 51st Assembly District representative, Assemblywoman Carrillo championed immediate action to speed needed relief to individuals, families and businesses suffering from

(Sacramento, CA) Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (AD-51, Los Angeles) lauded Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G.