Community Updates

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Senator Connie M. Leyva celebrated the month of giving thanks and appreciation by hosting her 2nd Annual Operation Gobble where she distributed 700 turkeys and chickens along with 100 individual family meal bags to residents throughout her Senate district.  Her efforts were made possible through partnerships with UFCW Local 1428, Fontana Water Company, Golden State Water Company and Stater Bros.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Senator Leyva hosted a Young Men’s Leadership Conference on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the InTech Center in Fontana.  Over 150 attendees from throughout the 20th State Senate District benefited from the presentations of individuals who invested their time and expertise to explain life lessons they had learned outside of their traditional academic experience.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Senator Connie M. Leyva held her 2nd Annual Fall Open House on Friday, October 21, 2016 at her Chino district office. This year, the Senator partnered with Cal Poly Pomona's College of Agriculture and LA County Fairplex.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Senator Connie M. Leyva held her 2nd Annual FREE Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Ayala Park in Bloomington. This year, Senator Leyva partnered with San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales, Molina Healthcare and the Inland Empire Healthcare Group.  

Friday, September 30, 2016

Senator Connie M. Leyva kicked off her fall Career Day with Connie on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Kucera Middle School in Rialto.  Career Day volunteer speakers were greeted by the warm smiles of student ambassadors and school staff, including Principal Monique Conway.  All classrooms were abuzz with volunteers speaking on career pathways ranging from landscape architecture and firefighting to public affairs and working for the Dodgers organization.  Speakers left reinvigorated by the energy and enthusiasm of the Kucera Middle School students. 

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Senator Leyva--in partnership with the Mexican Consulate, Guatemalan Consulate, Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association, and the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center--hosted a citizenship fair in Pomona on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  The successful event was able to assist approximately 50 residents apply for their citizenship.  Individuals and families from throughout the 20th State Senate District and Southern California attended the citizenship fair to receive citizenship document preparation assistance.  Event participants were provided document preparation assistance, legal review, p

Friday, September 16, 2016

On Friday, September 16, Senator Leyva called to order an informational hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Manufactured Home Communities.  The subject of the hearing was “Improving Mobilehome Parks through Education and Licensing of Property Managers.”  As chair of the committee, Senator Leyva asked questions and led the three-hour discussion.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

On Saturday, August 13, 2016, Senator Leyva hosted a “Paletas in Pomona” community conversation at the Washington Park Community Center. Approximately 75 community residents attended this successful event, where Senator Leyva discussed various issues with attendees, including homelessness, job opportunities for youth and ongoing communication with the Senator’s office.