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INDUSTRY, CALIFORNIA - Assemblymember Ian Calderon joined the San Gabriel Valley Water Company and Suburban Water Systems today to provide turkeys to charitable organizations through the Annual Operation Gobble Program.
"It's an honor to help local nonprofit organizations during the holiday season as they serve our community," stated Assemblymember Ian Calderon. "I would like to thank our partners, San Gabriel Valley Water Company and Suburban Water Systems, for helping us provide California families with turkeys for a warm Thanksgiving meal."
(Whittier, CA) - Assemblymember Ian Calderon, (D-Whittier) along with Google, Inc. hosted the Online Safety Roadshow, at Katherine Edwards Middle School to encourage students to be smart about the content they share online. Assemblymember Calderon says, “We’re talking to middle school students, trying to help educate them on how to be safe and cognizant of what they’re doing online.” Google’s Online Safety Roadshow, often referred to as the “driver’s ed for the web”, was created in consultation with principals and child safety groups, National Association of Secondary School Principals and iKeepSafe. The goal of the program is to teach students how to be smart about the content they share online, focusing on important skills such as creating a safe, memorable password. Here’s more from Assemblymember Calderon in this Assembly Access video.
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Assembly Committee on Human Services will hold an informational hearing on Tuesday, October 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the Norwalk City Council Chambers. The hearing, titled “Family Reunification and Foster Caregiver Recruitment and Retention,” will explore the ways that the state can assist with family reunification of foster youth, and recruit and retain foster caregivers.
“I look forward to joining Assemblymember Mark Stone, Chair of the Human Services Committee, to learn more about how we can improve the lives of foster youth,” stated Assemblymember Ian Calderon. “Continuity of care for foster children and preserving familial ties is critical to their well-being.”
WHITTIER, CA – Assemblymember Ian Calderon and privacy protection experts are teaming up to host a Consumer Protection Workshop on Friday, October 3 at Whittwood Branch Library in Whittier from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
“Privacy protection experts will provide presentations on how you can avoid, stop, and fight fraud,” stated Assemblymember Calderon. “Fraud is a serious issue affecting our communities and I encourage all residents to come and learn about how they can protect themselves from the latest scams targeting families and seniors.”
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 1089, a measure introduced by Assemblymember Ian Calderon that protects vulnerable foster youth who need regional center services, was signed into law by Governor Brown today.
“Currently, there are no timelines that regulate the transfer of foster youth cases between regional centers,” stated Assemblymember Ian Calderon. “Foster youth often lack parents to advocate on their behalf and experience long delays in services, which threaten their developmental progress.”
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Ian Calderon issued the following statement in response to the recent signing of the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program, AB 1839:
“As Chair of the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media, one of my key objectives is to maintain the growth and viability of the film industry here in California – home of the Hollywood Dream. The film industry is a leading economic driver of our State and a multi-billion dollar industry responsible for sustaining over half a million jobs annually.
WHITTIER, CA - Assemblymember Ian Calderon, in partnership with Hacienda La Puente Unified School District and East Valley Boys & Girls Club, is proud to host the 57th Assembly District College & Career Fair on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Los Altos High School from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
“The College & Career Fair is designed to raise awareness about higher education opportunities and provide the necessary tools for students applying to college and other post-secondary institutions,” stated Assemblymember Ian Calderon. “I hope our high school students and parents throughout the 57th District will take advantage of this opportunity as they begin to make important decisions about their futures.”