SAN FERNANDO – Today, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-San Fernando Valley) presented $1 million to El Centro de Amistad (ECDA), a bilingual, cross-cultural nonprofit serving low-income individuals and families in the 43rdAssembly District.
It happened at a taco stand in Watts, where an African American woman instigated a violent attack against a street vendor. Before fleeing the scene in a pink Lexus sedan, she hurled profanity, threw a street sign and physically assaulted the vendor for allegedly refusing to serve her, because the woman had reportedly taken tacos from the stand on multiple occasions without paying.
By the summer of 2024, residents of the forthcoming Corazón del Valle affordable apartments and residents living in surrounding community of Panorama City will have access to a full range of affordable healthcare services thanks to the San Fernando Community Health Center and $2 million in state funding recently secured by Assemblymember Luz Rivas.
PANORAMA CITY – Today, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-San Fernando Valley) presented a $2 million check to the San Fernando Community Health Center (SFCHC), a federally qualified health center, to open a satellite healthcare clinic.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Bill (AB) 799 by Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D – San Fernando Valley) passed the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development with unanimous bipartisan support.
California mayors are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers to provide $3 billion in annual funding to address homelessness, saying they will not be able to help the unhoused in their communities without a consistent stream of money.
The League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties gathered several dozen city, county and state officials in Sacramento on Wednesday for a one-day conference on homelessness. Their principal goal was to lobby for an annual appropriation for local governments to help the unhoused.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D – San Fernando Valley) unveiled the California Nonprofit Equity Initiative alongside her Legislative colleagues and nonprofit advocates.