Press Releases

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.

Assemblymember Carrillo and Other Legislators Meets Virtually with Governor Newsom and Small Business Owners Receiving Support Through the First Round of California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo, (AD-51) and several of her fellow legislators, met with Governor Gavin Newsom, Isabel Guzman - Director of California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), Dee Dee Myers - Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) met today with impacted entrepreneurs who received crucial financial support through the first round of California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.

California Lawmakers Announce EDD Reform Bills

Package of new legislation would alleviate the issues faced by millions of Californians in accessing unemployment benefits during the pandemic

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (AD-51) joined California lawmakers to announce a package of legislation today to bring necessary reforms and oversight to the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) unemployment insurance (UI) program.