(Bell Gardens, CA) - Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, (D-Bell Gardens) recently hosted her Pride of the 58th Gala to honor 52 weekly honorees - groups, individuals and organizations who serve their communities so well, but are many times unsung heroes, with little recognition. #Pride58 encourages community members from the 58th Assembly District to be proud to be part of a special brotherhood and sisterhood and come together as neighbors and partners in advancing their communities. “#Pride58 highlights positive contributions happening every day in the community,” said Assemblymember Garcia. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.
From Bellflower, CA, Cindy Van Meeveren is a strong believer that it truly does take a village to create a positive change in our communities. As a volunteer coordinator, Cindy successfully recruited over 16,000 hours of service from residents. She's a shining example of what a community can accomplish when it bands together.