PACOIMA >> Janet Marinaccio watched as the stream of people wrapped around the block. Alongside, the line of cars stretched for more than 2 miles. Why the clamor? At the end of the lines sat 500 boxes of free food from the nonprofit she leads.
A new bill would require California students to learn about climate change as early as first grade and would make the subject a high school graduation requirement.
Assembly Bill 1922, introduced today by Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-North Hollywood), would mandate that students learn “the causes and effects” of climate change starting in 2025.
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California schools may soon be required to teach about the causes and effects of climate change under a bill introduced on Monday.
Assemblymember Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) says under AB 1922, “climate change education will be a coursework requirement for students in grades 1 through 6, and a graduation requirement for students in grades 7 through 12, starting 2025.”
State Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) has introduced the California Youth Empowerment Act to establish the first-ever statewide youth advisory body to the state government.
During a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 8, Rivas said the duties of the Commission would include policy development, community engagement, and development of our youth to promote civic engagement, education, social equality, human and social services, workforce development, and public safety.
Pacoima, Arleta and San Fernando Assemblywoman Luz Rivas has introduced a bill in the state Legislature that she says would allow underserved young people across the state to have a say in policy decisions that affect them.
Her California Youth Empowerment Act - Assembly Bill 1858 - would establish a youth advisory commission, with the goal of spurring underrepresented young people to get civically engaged.
Dozens of youth gathered at the State Capitol yesterday to rally behind a new bill that would create the state’s first youth advisory committee. Assemblywoman Luz Rivas says although lawmakers work on legislation each year that affects young people, they are rarely included in the process.
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order requiring state agencies to convert state property into temporary emergency homeless shelters by the end of January. Assemblywoman Luz Rivas says she believes Newsom is doing more for homelessness than any governor in the past.
SACRAMENTO– Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) introduced legislation to create California’s first State Office on Homelessness. Assembly Bill (AB) 1845 creates a Secretary on Housing Insecurity and Homelessness to oversee the Office to End Homelessness, which will include the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council and be located within the Governor’s Office.
Jan. 7—If Gov. Gavin Newsom doesn’t appoint a homelessness secretary, the Legislature might force his hand.
Assemblywoman Luz Rivas on Monday introduced a bill to create an Office to End Homelessness run by a cabinet secretary for housing insecurity and homelessness who would report to the governor.
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Homelessness is an issue that plagues many cities across California, and one Assemblymember has a plan to end that problem.
On Tuesday, Assembly Member Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) introduced AB 1845 to create the Governor’s Office to End Homelessness. The office would be administered by the Secretary on Housing Insecurity and Homelessness, appointed by the Governor.