Today at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Assemblymember Cristina Garcia and members of the community discussed the importance of access to Menstrual Products and announced a pilot program for a menstrual product bank for those in need.
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) commends Governor Newsom for his bold action on environmental justice. Today, Governor Newsom announced an Executive Order requiring setback zones for new oil and gas extraction sites in California. Along with setback requirements, the Executive Order also requires pollution mitigation at existing facilities.
"Nearly eight months ago, I introduced Assembly Bill 613, The Body Image Act. The law had a simple premise–to prioritize the short-and-long-term mental health of young people by requiring that all social media platforms display a distinguishable tag on retouched images posted on their platform when used for promotional or commercial purposes.
(Sacramento) – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom singed Assembly Bill (AB) 367, the groundbreaking Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021. AB 367 will require all public schools serving students in grades 6 to 12, Community Colleges, & California State Universities (CSU’s) to stock restrooms with an adequate supply of free menstrual products, commencing in the 2022-23 school year.
(Sacramento)–Today, California Governor Newsom signed AB 1171 that modernizes California’s spousal rape law.
(Sacramento)–Today, Governor Newsom signed trailblazing legislation that would include nonconsensual condom removal or ‘stealthing’ in the CA Civil Code. This new law is the first in the nation and confirms that ‘stealthing’ is an illegal act that causes long term physical and emotional harm to its victims and those guilty of ‘stealthing’ will now be held accountable under California law.
“I have been tracking the Schurr High School rodent situation and staying in communication with the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH), the Montebello Unified School District (MUSD), the Montebello Teachers Association (MTA), and the California School Employee Association(CSEA) an
(Sacramento) – Today, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) sent the groundbreaking Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021 to the Governor for signature.
(Sacramento)–Today, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) sent trailblazing legislation that would include nonconsensual condom removal or ‘stealthing’ in the CA Civil Code to Governor Newsom for signature.