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Since her election in 2016, Blanca has authored bills that support victims of domestic violence, create opportunities for children within the foster care system, ensure our youngest students are given proper support to succeed in school, and support for immigrant communities. She also has the distinction of serving on a number of Assembly Committees including: Chair of Governmental Organization, Chair of the New Democratic Caucus, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Domestic Violence, as well as the committees on Aging and Long Term Care, Budget, Elections and Water, Parks & Wildlife.

Before coming to the Assembly, Blanca spent 16 years as a teacher and over 20 years in elected office, serving on the Valley County Water Board and Baldwin Park Unified School District. Her students-first philosophy made Blanca a leader and champion for students in and out of the classroom. She has been successful in her efforts to improve academic outcomes for students, aligning them with vital resources necessary for college preparation.

Blanca was born in Juarez, Mexico, and came to the United States with her parents’ at a young age. Her personal experiences have given her a genuine understanding of the everyday struggles and barriers that immigrants and working families continue to face in the United States.

Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio was elected in November 2016 to represent California’s 48th Assembly District, which includes the cities and Communities of West Covina, Baldwin Park, Glendora, Covina, Azusa, West Puente Valley, Valinda, Duarte, South San Jose Hills, Vincent, Citrus, Charter Oak, South Monrovia Island, Mayflower Village, Irwindale, Monrovia.

Assemblymember Rubio received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Master’s Degree in Education with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Azusa Pacific University. Blanca is a resident of Baldwin Park and a proud mother of two children.