$2+ Billion in Direct Investments for District & Statewide:
$6 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 storm water 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 to increase the number of Black, Brown and bilingual health care professionals.
$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)