(Sacramento) - Studies show that one in five California school children is struggling with hunger. When kids can’t eat, it makes it harder for them to concentrate in a classroom. “School breakfast in invaluable to not only fight child hunger, but to support our children’s academic success,” says Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park). Watch this Assembly Access video to learn more about School Breakfast Week (ACR 186), and what Assemblywoman Rubio is doing to make sure no student goes hungry.
(Sacramento) – In the aftermath of the mass shooting at a Florida High School Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) and several other Assembly Democrats announced new legislative efforts to reduce gun violence and called on the federal government to do the same. “I am proud to stand here with my colleagues in the Legislature to work towards creating common sense gun laws,” said Assemblymember Rubio. Watch this Assembly Access video to see more of Assemblywoman Rubio’s call for action. #neveragain #enoughisenough #CAleg
(Los Angeles) – Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) joined hundreds of thousands of others for a massive Women’s March in Los Angeles. Chanting “Hear Our Vote” the crowd marched through the streets of downtown Los Angeles for the 2nd annual event. Assemblywoman Rubio says the Women’s March sends a strong message, “We are here. We are not going anywhere. We won’t be silent. I am not giving up and neither should you.” Meantime, millions of women and men were taking part in Women’s marches in cities and towns throughout the United States and around the world.
(Sacramento) – Assembly Bill 557, authored by Assemblymember Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), was among the package bills signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr to improves services and support for women, children and families in California. AB 557 makes CalWORKS homeless benefits immediately available to applicants who are victims of domestic violence. "My bill increases access to needed services and helps ensure that timely actions are taken to help survivors who need financial and housing assistance in order leave an abusive home," said Assemblymember Rubio.