Friday, December 15, 2017

Happy Holidays from the Office of Assemblymember Jose Medina!

Let’s celebrate the Holiday Season together. Bring your book donations and friends along to enjoy music, refreshments and a fun holiday atmosphere, while helping to improve literacy in our region. 

Friday, December 15
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Zacatecas Café
3767 Iowa Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507

For more information, please call our office at (951) 369-6644 or contact Jorrel Verella.


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

You are invited to join the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) for a free workshop on how to apply for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). 

GO-Biz has available over $200 million in tax credits in fiscal year 2017-18. The next CCTC application period starts January 2, 2018.  Businesses interested in applying can register to attend any of the workshops and receive customized technical assistance from GO-Biz staff.  GO-Biz has also partnered with several organizations to help promote the workshops and encourage local businesses to attend the events. Importantly, GO-Biz is now offering Continuing Professional Education credit for Certified Public Accountants who attend any of these in-person one-hour workshops.
This program is open to any business planning to create new full-time jobs in the state, regardless of size or location.  Since 2014, GO-Biz has allocated $622.8 million to 865 companies projected to create 83,414 new jobs and $15.7 billion in new investments.

Tuesday, December 5
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

City of Riverside Council Chambers
3900 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92522

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Register at:

For more information, please call our office at (951) 369-6644 or contact Jorrel Verella.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

CCC + LGBTQ Summit '17 will bring together California Community College students, faculty, staff, administrators, and advocates for a free higher education conference on supporting and creating resources for LGBTQ people in the California Community College system.  The Summit will offer a plenary on the current state of resources and support for LGBTQ people at California Community College campuses, workshop sessions on best practices and strategies for change, caucus spaces, and a closing plenary on next steps for the system.

 “As Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, it is important to me that we create and enhance resources for LGBTQ students at all 114 community college campuses throughout California. This is an important step to insuring that all students have the access and resources needed to have a successful college experience.”

- Assemblymember Jose Medina

Saturday, November 11
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Highlander Union Building (HUB)
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
For more information, please call our office at (951) 369-6644 or contact Cesar Gomez.
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Veterans Recognition Program

I will be co-hosting a Veterans Recognition Program along with Congressman Mark Takano, Senator Richard Roth, and Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes on Saturday, Oct. 28. We would be honored if you would join us for this important opportunity to recognize the service and sacrifices made by our military veterans. Veterans' contributions to our national defense and the virtues of freedom and democracy are truly unparalleled.

Saturday, Oct. 28
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

March Field Air Museum
2550 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92518

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Upon completion of military service, veterans assume many of the careers and occupations in the public and private sectors. This program will honor veterans with notable and significant post-military achievements and those who have made a difference in their communities.

As seating is limited, we are requesting that you RSVP with no later than Oct. 25. If you require an accommodation, please submit a request to the Senate ADA Coordinator at or (916) 651-1505 no later than three (3) business days before the date of the event.

We look forward to seeing you on Oct. 28th!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Capitol Connection CoffeeJoin your Eastside friends and neighbors for a casual conversation over coffee, donuts and pan dulce. Share your thoughts regarding state and legislative issues that affect our community. Also, find out what is happening in the 61st Assembly District and what services my District and Capitol staff can provide to you.

We will talk about important bills the Legislature passed this year, and provide an opportunity for you to help shape future legislation that benefits the Inland Empire.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

9:30 – 11 a.m.
Stratton Community Center

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

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*Coffee, donuts and pan dulce provided at no taxpayer expense.

For more information, please visit my website or call our office at (951) 369-6644.