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)

Youth Explore Solutions To Gu Violence And Trauma In Black And Brown Communities

An excerpt from the Daily Breeze

The meeting began with a moment of silence to remember the six people who were killed in a New Jersey shooting.

The country's latest episode of mass gun violence occured just hours before nearly 50 students and community members met Tuesday night, Dec. 10, at Banning High School in Wilmington for a town hall to discuss that very issue.

 

Statement by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson on the mass shooting in Fresno

CARSON, Calif --- Within days of the Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita, another mass shooting has claimed the lives of four victims and injured six others. Friends were enjoying a football watch party when the gunman entered through the backyard and began firing.