Press Releases

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and SCMF Urban Conservation Corps, Youth Program, Announce Over $1 Million “Investing in the Coachella Valley” Grant and Expanded Services

(COACHELLA, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and the Southern California Mountains Foundation Urban Conservation Corps (UCC) are proud to announce the $1,050,000 award of a Board of State and Community Corrections Title II Grant to expand services and employment training for young adults in the Coachella Valley.

Governor Newsom Signs Farmworker Relief Bills Authored by Assemblymembers Robert Rivas and Eduardo Garcia

(Sacramento, CA) – Last night, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2043 and AB 2165, farmworker relief legislation authored by Assembly Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella). These measures establishing the nation’s first legislative package of COVID-19 protections for agricultural workers passed the legislature with bipartisan support.