Press Release

Monday, January 11, 2021

(Sacramento, CA) – On the first day of the 2021-22 legislative session, Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), Assembly Member Robert Rivas (D-Hollister), Assembly Member David Chiu (D-San Francisco), and Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) reintroduced a bill that would provide emergency food assistance to low-income Californians struggling financially due to COVID-19, regardless of legal status.

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Thursday, December 10, 2020

California Forward (CA FWD), the California Economic Summit network and its partners have long advocated for the need to ensure affordable and high-speed broadband to all Californians.

“Not only is bridging the digital divide an issue of equity, it’s an imperative if we are to provide more Californians with access to job opportunities, tele-medicine, education and much more,” said Micah Weinberg, CEO of CA FWD.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Earlier in the pandemic, California rolled out a COVID-19 relief program for undocumented immigrants in the state. The Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI) program was created to help the immigrant community in the state as the world dealt with the pandemic. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

A new Southern California effort aims to address an inequality spotlighted by the coronavirus pandemic — the digital divide.

Inland entrepreneur Steve PonTell and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman are bringing together leaders in business, government, technology and other fields to find ways to close the divide.

Monday, December 7, 2020

I am partnering with community organizations to provide critical resources and services throughout Assembly District 53. As always, the office is open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact the office at 213-620-4646 with questions on events or for assistance with state agencies and state programs, such as EDD, DMV, CalFresh, and Medi-Cal.

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Monday, November 30, 2020