(OAKLAND, CA)- In honor of Women’s History Month, California State Assemblymember Rob Bonta is proud to honor five women whose unyielding service to our community deserves to be publicly recognized in his first Annual “Women of the Year” Celebration. On Thursday, July 25, 2013, five women, Teresita Bautista, Deborah Cox, Gray Harris, Dee Johnson, and Cynthia Wasko will be honored for their dedication to improving the community as well as the state of California.
Assemblymember Bonta stated, “The strength and dedication to community service displayed by so many women throughout this district is inspiring. I am proud to represent a district that has a long history of outstanding women leaders. I am honored to personally know these amazing leaders.” He continued, “They all have set a very high bar in Oakland, Alameda, and San Leandro for all to follow as individuals who tirelessly dedicate their lives toward creating a better future for the entire region.”