Assemblywoman Luz Rivas Comments on LA Unified Teacher Strike

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D- Arleta) has issued the following statement:

“I have seen firsthand how much teachers do without all of the resources they need to serve their students. As an LAUSD alum and member of the State Assembly, I support LA teachers and hope that negotiations between United Teachers Los Angeles and the school district continue and result in a solution that is responsible and in the best interest of our kids.”

While schools do remain open, additional information and resources can be found below:

Child drop-off locations for working families in the 39th Assembly District: M/W: 10 a.m - 8 p.m; Tu/Th: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m; F/Sa: 9:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m.

The City of Los Angeles is providing the following extended services:

  • Extended Hours, increased staffing, lunch, and programming at select recreation centers.
  • Expanded library programming
  • Free transportation: free rides to LA Unified students between the hours of 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. on regular school days, Student I.D.'s required
  • LA Metro
  • Commuter Express

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Resource guide:

Early Education:

  • State Preschool sites are closed
  • Early Education Centers are open only to special-needs students
  • Locations:  For a list of Early Education Centers, click here:  EEC Locations
  • Hours: Usually 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

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Negotiation updates:

  • A strike hotline is available from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at (213) 443-1300

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Assemblywoman Rivas proudly represents the 39th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Granada Hills, Mission Hills, North Hollywood, Pacoima, Sun Valley, Sunland-Tujunga, Sylmar, and San Fernando.