Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 00:00

Holiday Open HouseJoin us for a Holiday Open House and Food Drive with the Offices of Assemblymember Tony Thurmond and Rob Bonta!

As we celebrate the season with appetizers and light refreshments, my staff and I will be available to assist you with your constituent needs, including affordable housing and employment issues, tax questions, childcare and health care, veterans affairs, and more. We are also excited to give you a brief update on our legislative priorities for the upcoming year.

If you have any non-perishable foods you would like to bring for our holiday food drive, please drop them off at my office on or before December 16th. Suggested items include canned fruit and vegetables, canned meats and fish, peanut butter, pasta, beans, rice, canned soup (low-salt), low-sugar cereal and oatmeal, tomato sauce, and powdered milk.

Wednesday, December 16th
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Suites 2204 & 2201
Oakland, CA 94612

For more information, please call my office at (510) 286-1670.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 00:00

As Chair of the Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, I invite you to join Chair Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer and me for a screening and discussion of the moving documentary "Wounded Places" at the Elihu Harris State Building in Oakland on Monday, December 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

"Wounded Places" describes how structural racism has ravaged communities and exposed children and families to multiple adversities and traumatic experiences, including violence, fear, poverty, and domestic instability. One of the select committee's many goals this year includes addressing the negative outcomes resulting from the adverse childhood experiences that many of our children suffer daily.

The screening is from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. and will be followed by an hour-long discussion with the audience, producers, members of the select committee, and several local organizations highlighted in the documentary, including, but not limited to, Youth ALIVE! and Youth UpRising.

Summary of Event and Screening

Screening of "Wounded Places," followed by a hearing and panelist discussion led by the Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color in California.

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Auditorium of the Elihu Harris State Building (1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612)

Contact and RSVP:
Amy Alley,, 916-319-2387 (RSVP to Amy by Friday, December 11th)

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 00:00

Join us for a community discussion on HIV prevention efforts in Alameda County and the successful implementation of Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s landmark legislation (AB 966) to require that condoms be distributed in all California state prisons.

Tuesday, December 1st
Elihu M. Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612

2 p.m. press conference (lobby); panel discussions, food, and displays (Room 15)
2 to 6 p.m. - FREE HIV testing

Contact or (916) 319-2387 for more information.

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Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 00:00

Do you have questions about your prescription drug coverage under Medicare?

All seniors and Medicare beneficiaries are invited to a health fair designed to help save money on Medicare prescription coverage (Part D plan). Student pharmacists will be available to explain Part D benefits, review medications to identify any severe medication-related issues and administer a variety health care screening services.

Appointments are recommended.

Saturday, November 21st
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Allen Temple Baptist Church
8501 International Boulevard

Please bring:
1) ALL of your prescription drugs
2) Your Medicare card (red, white and blue card)

Please call (510) 343-2473 to make your appointment today.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 00:00

Please join my office this Sunday, September 13, 2015 for the 6th Annual Oakland Pride Parade and Festival. The mission of Oakland Pride is to celebrate the cultures and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Oakland and the East Bay while promoting equality for all.

6th Annual Oakland Pride Festival
Sunday, September 13, 2015
10:30 a.m. – parade begins at Broadway & 14th Street
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Oakland Pride Festival

Contact information:; (510) 545-62521