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Friday, January 17, 2020

Assembly Members Quirk-Silva and Medina Introduced Legislation to Increase Oversight of California Public University Admission Policies

SACRAMENTO –Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton), together with Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1930, to protect students if any admission requirement policy changes are sought by California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC).

Thursday, January 16, 2020

“Decisions to change admissions requirements need to be vetted fully, including collaboration and transparency, as well as, through studies, that would determine any impact it may have on students,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva.  “We must identify how any decision will disproportionally effect students of color; creating additional barriers to a student’s education.”

Monday, January 13, 2020

Happy Korean American Day

I was happy to stand with Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles - 부계정, Kim Wan-Joong, at a reception held prior to the Assembly Floor Session.

During the Assembly Floor Session, I was proud to Joint Author Assembly Concurrent Resolution 142 which proclaims January 13, 2020, as Korean American Day. The resolution passed unanimously. This is an important effort to honor the history, contributions, and sacrifices of California's Korean-Americans.

On April 1, 2020 the Census begins. When each person in every household is counted, California will get its fair share of federal funding for schools, health care, unemployment insurance, housing, transportation, and more. 

Completing the Census matters because it highly influences how much federal funding California programs receive for the below programs and more:

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Quirk-Silva Seeks Transparency, Accountability for School's Local Control Funding Formula

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

LCFF Press Conference

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

SACRAMENTO –Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento) unveiled legislation in which California State University (CSU) students and the State of California would obtain transparency and improved oversight of state funds and student tuition and fees.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Woodcrest Park Grand Re-Opening

The state of California also contributed significant funding to the park, with grants totaling about $900,000.

State Assembly member Sharon Quirk-Silva stressed the importance of play and physical activity for children to be healthy.

“Research has shown that kids should be outside playing 4-5 hours a day, and we know that that’s not happening, so I think this is a great opportunity,” Quirk-Silva said.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019
Monday, December 9, 2019

Select Committee Hearing Chair by Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva in Orange County