Past Events

The holidays are coming up quickly and so is the start of another legislative year. On January 6, 2020, the State Legislature will reconvene and continue working to serve you.

Please join me for our annual Holiday Open House, Toy Drive & Make a Difference Awards event. At the event, there will be discussions about legislative accomplishments and the services and programs provided by the district office. We will also have an awards ceremony in honor of outstanding individuals whose dedication and commitment have improved the quality of life for many people in the community.

Thursday, December 19, 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.

San Gabriel Hilton Hotel – Ballroom
225 W. Valley Boulevard
San Gabriel, CA 91776

We will serve light refreshments, and have a delightful holiday performance by a local choir. Please consider bringing unwrapped toys/items in their original packaging for the toy drive (optional).

Please call (323) 264-4949 to RSVP by Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

We hope to see you there!

In honor of National Emergency Preparedness Month, I would like you to join me at the 49th Assembly District Emergency Preparedness Expo. Different agencies and organizations you can expect are the Earthquake Country Alliance, AARP Los Angeles, and Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, to name a few. They will provide materials and answer any questions about how to be informed and plan ahead.

September 14
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

10144 Bogue Street
Temple City

For more information, or to RSVP for this event, please contact Abigail Marquez at


EITC - It's your money. GET IT!

Please join us for a no-cost tax preparation workshop. If your household earned $54,000 or less in 2018, then you are eligible to receive tax assistance at no cost to you through the CalEITC4Me program.

Saturday, March 23, 2019
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Jeff Seymour Family Center
10900 Mulhall St.
El Monte, CA 91731

**Appointment Required**

Call El Monte Promise at (626) 782-2753 to RSVP and schedule your complimentary tax preparation appointment.

CalEITC4ME is a statewide outreach campaign to encourage lower-income  Californians to claim the state and federal earned income tax credit. Since being founded in 2015, CalEITC4Me has helped nearly 2 million low-income California families receive $4 billion back in their pockets in earned income tax credits.

What To Bring:

  • Proof of income, including W-2s and/or 1099.
  • Verification of tax deductible expenses (i.e., property tax statement, child care provider information).
  • Form of current government identification for taxpayer and spouse (i.e., driver’s license, state ID, passport, or military ID).
  • Original social security card for each family member (no copies).
  • Account and routing numbers for checking or savings accounts for direct deposit and a faster refund.
  • Health insurance marketplace statement (1095-A, and/or C).
  • Copy of 2017 tax return, if available.

For more information regarding the CalEITC4Me program, please visit

If you have any questions about this or other state legislative issues, please call my district office at (323) 264-4949.

Wednesday, October 24
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Barnes Park Service Club House
440 So. McPherrin Avenue
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Topics include:

  • Fundraising: Legal Issues
  • Where Do Grassroots Non-Profits Get Money?
  • Compliance Requirement for Income Tax Exemption

Please RSVP to Abigail Marquez at (323) 264-4949 or at

Consumer Protection Workshop

The Consumer Protection Workshop will provide information and resources for constituents to detect, report and prevent fraudulent schemes. In attendance will be representatives from various state and local agencies, and organizations.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Presentations From:
California Department of Justice - Office of the Attorney General Xavier Becerra
California Department of Motor Vehicles
California Department of Consumer Affairs

Saturday, July 14
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
*registration begins at 10 a.m.

Alhambra Public Library (Ruth C. Reese Hall)
101 S. First St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
(parking available at the Alhambra Public Library or on the street)

** Must RSVP by July 12
Contact (323) 264-4949 or