Wilmington, Ca (Oct. 28, 2020) -- As part of the ongoing “Grab and Go” campaign to provide families with food in light of COVID-19, Assemblymember Mike Gipson and Strength Based Community Change (SBCC) teamed up to distribute 1,500 boxed groceries today to Wilmington and Harbor area residents.
AD64 Budget Wins 2021
Asm. Gipson Brings Home $2.238 billion for AD 64
- $3 million for Carriage Crest Park in the City of Carson for improvements on existing facilities and renovations of the recreational building.
- $10 million for Center Avenue in the City of Compton to help improve stormwater management, increase recreational opportunities, and expand green space along Compton Creek.
- $10 million for Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital to support critical treatment services focused on the aftermath of COVID-19, an increase in behavioral health counselors, and overall workforce development.
- $15 million for the Student Success Coach Grant Program to support AmeriCorps partners, like City Year LA, in addressing the social-emotional and academic needs of low-income students. (AB 235 - Student Success Coaches)
- $50 million for Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for infrastructure development.
- $300 million commitment by the Governor to dedicate ongoing funding for public health, including Health Equity, beginning in 2022-2023. (AB 1038 - Health Equity Fund)
- $350 million for the Teacher Residency Grant Program to recruit and retain new teachers, and to increase diversity in the workforce. (AB 520 - Diversifying the Teacher Workforce)
- $1.5 billion for the new Educator Effectiveness Block Grant Program to support teacher and staff professional development, offering structured feedback and coaching systems around social-emotional learning, promoting teacher social awareness, and to create diverse learning environments. (AB 520 - Diversifying the Teacher Workforce)
An excerpt from the New York Daily News
by Nancy Dillion
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved a new privacy law stemming from the horrific helicopter crash that killed Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in January.
SACRAMENTO, Calif (Sept. 29, 2020) --- Assembly Bill 2655 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom making it a misdemeanor for a first responder assisting at the scene of an accident or crime to take unauthorized photos of the deceased.
SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Today, California Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1544 authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) to increase access to emergency care resources by authorizing community and triage paramedic services in California.
An excerpt from the LA Sentinel
This week, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D- Lakewood) announced the formation of the Select Committee on Police Reform and appointed committee members. The committee will continue California’s leadership in police reform and seek measures to ensure public safety.
CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, chair of the California Assembly Democratic Caucus and Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Police Reform responds to the Kentucky Grand Jury Findings in the murder of Breonna Taylor.
SACRAMENTO (Sept. 21, 2020) — Today, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D- Lakewood) announced the formation of the Select Committee on Police Reform and appointed committee members. The committee will continue California’s leadership in police reform and seek measures to ensure public safety.
SACRAMENTO, Calif ---- In response to the pivotal death of George Floyd and hundreds of other suspects subjected to the carotid artery/chokehold law enforcement technique, the California Assembly voted overwhelmingly (54-0) to approve AB 1196 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson).
SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Today, Assembly Bill 2655 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) passed in the Legislature and now makes its way onto Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk for his consideration.