During the 2015-2016 legislative session, Governor Brown signed 11 bills that I authored, including legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations on rape, permanentely extend overtime for domestic workers, require review of environmental justice impacts on local communities, protect communities from lead pipe dangers, improve career technical education, among others.
Health and Community Resource Fair
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.
Health fair attendees received services from Tzu Chi mobile units that provided free eye screenings and prescription glasses made on location, medical screenings from Central City Community Health Center and free mammogram testing from Alinea Imaging. Attendees also received information from organizations throughout the greater Inland Empire community, including Community Action Partnership and the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice. Senator Leyva will continue to sponsor this annual event in Bloomington and looks forward to the event growing in years to come.