Past Events

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.

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.
Monday, September 18, 2017

Parkview Community Hospital, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and Inter Valley Health Plan present the Parkview Community Hospital Health Fair. The FREE health fair is open to the public, includes a light meal and the following services:

  • Physician Lectures
  • Health Screenings
  • Health Demonstrations
  • Exhibitors from Local Health Organizations

Monday, September 18
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Parkview Founders Center
3865 Jackson Street
Riverside, CA 92503

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For more information on this event and to RSVP, please contact Laurie Aldern or call (951) 688-2211, Extension 3614.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The number one cause of non-combat related deaths of Veterans, at a rate of more than 20 a day, is suicide. Join the Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 8547 for a Veterans Suicide Awareness Walk to educate, gain awareness and prevent Veteran suicides. All services, groups, ages, abilities and the public are welcome to attend.

Sunday, September 10
9 a.m.

VFW Post 8547
22616 Alessandro Blvd.
Moreno Valley, CA 92553

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