Press Releases

Assemblymembers Eduardo Garcia and Robert Rivas Implore Governor to Take Urgent, Strategic Action to Vaccinate Farmworkers

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As part of their ongoing efforts to prioritize public health resources and strengthen safeguards for farmworker communities, Assemblymembers Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) have sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom imploring his administration to take immediate action to ensure equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution for farmworkers.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Joins CA Legislators Calling For Restoration of Funds Intended for Farmworker Protections

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – This week, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and other California legislators submitted a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to reverse the Trump Administration’s direction of H.R. 133 funds and reinstate U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investments, as originally intended, towards farmworker protections.