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The Diaz Brothers, Chief Justice Guerrero, and Former Baja California Congressman Honored with Latino Spirit Awards at California State Capitol

(Sacramento – CA) On Monday, May 1, the California Legislative Latino Caucus honored the Diaz Brothers of the Joel Diaz Training Camp in Indio, Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero, our state's first Latina Chief Justice who was born and raised in Imperial County, and David Pérez-Tejada Padilla, former Baja California Congressman whose policy advocacy supports Imperial County border priorities, at the 21st Annual Latino Spirit Awards.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Students, and Parents Call for Increased Access to School Mental Health Resources

(Sacramento, CA) —On Wednesday, April 26, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) welcomed student activists, parents, and mental health professionals to the State Capitol for a rally calling for increased access to mental health resources at schools. Advocates organized by Aspire Public Schools gathered in support of Garcia’s AB 1479, school mental health legislation, which successfully passed the Assembly Committee on Education later that afternoon.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Gives Voice to District Environmental Priorities in California-Mexico Climate Change Summit

(Mexico City, Mexico) — Ahead of Earth Day, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) gives voice to district environmental justice and climate equity priorities while representing the state at the California-Mexico 2030 Summit, Turning Climate Challenges into Opportunities, in Mexico City, Mexico. This binational summit, organized by the University of California Alianza MX, provided an opportunity for California, United States, and Mexican government officials to exchange research and identify strategic solutions to achieve a sustainable, economically robust, climate-resilient future for our communities.