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After welcoming remarks by Mayor Alan Nagy, Assemblymember (AD-25, Newark, CA) as host recognized the following Latino Leaders this past Friday, October 11, 2013:

Victor Garza, Founder & Chair, La Raza Roundtable presented by Newark Vice Mayor Ana Apodaca; Ysabel Duron, Founder and Executive Director, Latinas ContraCancer (retired KRON TV newsreporter) presented by Hayward City Council member Mark Salinas; Rick Arellano, Professor of Computer Applications and Occupational Technology at Ohlone Community College…presented by Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle; Hermalinda Sapien, President & CEO, Center for Employment Training presented by Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and: Mary and Frank Andrade, Co-Publisher and Founders, La Oferta Review presented by San Jose City Council member Kansen Chu.Closing remarks were made by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski, re-elected to his second term on November 6, 2013. Assembly District 25 extends from southern Alameda County into Santa Clara County. His focus is on creating jobs, clean technologies, protect the environment and reduce unnecessary regulations.

Wieckowski is chair, Assembly Judiciary Committee; member of Assembly Insurance, Health, and Public Employees Retirement and Social Security Committee. During his first term, Wieckowski passed 24 bills through the legislature of which 21 became law when signed by Governor JerryBrown. Reflecting on his collaborative style, most of these bills received bipartisan support. Statewide organizations have selected Assembly member Bob Wieckowski as the ‘Legislator of the Year 2012’ and Tech America named him ‘Technology Champion’.


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