Assemblymember Carrillo Now Working for the People of Her Childhood Home
(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. Learn more about the newest member of the State Assembly in this Assembly Access video.