Events

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Recognizing Women of Distinction

You are invited to our 41st Assembly District Spring Open House.

This March, we celebrate Women’s History Month and recognize the remarkable women throughout our community. Please join us at our Annual Spring Open House as we honor 10 women as our district’s “Women of Distinction.” These women have been nominated by their peers and selected by my office for their extraordinary achievements and positive influence left on our district and beyond.

Please join in me in celebrating:

  • Laura Farber, 2019 Woman of the Year, City of South Pasadena
  • Monica Hubbard, Woman of Distinction, Altadena
  • Shelly Vander Veen, Woman of Distinction, Claremont
  • Sabina Sullivan, Woman of Distinction, La Verne
  • Christine Geltz, Woman of Distinction, Monrovia
  • Dianne Cullinane M.D., Woman of Distinction, Pasadena
  • Diane Williams, Woman of Distinction, Rancho Cucamonga
  • Laurie Brandler, Woman of Distinction, San Dimas
  • Nancy Shollenberger, Woman of Distinction, Sierra Madre
  • Beatrice Casagran, Woman of Distinction, Upland

Thursday, March 28
5:30 – 7 p.m.
(Program starts at 6 p.m.)

41st Assembly District Office
600 N. Rosemead Blvd., Suite 117
Pasadena, CA 91107

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Come help us honor our 10 Women of Distinction – one of which will be announced as our 2019 Woman of the Year early next week. We look forward to seeing you there!

Monday, February 11, 2019

Wildfire Prevention Town Hall with hillside on fire near homes.


Thursday, Februrary 21
5:00 p.m - 7:30 p.m.

Pasadena High School Gymnasium
2925 East Sierra Madre Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

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Legislators representing communities at risk of wildfires along the San Gabriel Foothills from La Canada to Upland will host a wildfire town hall in Pasadena on Thursday February 21st 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the Pasadena High School Gymnasium.

Expert panelists will discuss how residents can protect their homes from wildfires, what wildfire prevention measures the utilities are implementing, and how the State of California is preparing for and responding to catastrophic wildfires.

The town hall is spearheaded by Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD-41), Chair of Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, and will be joined by Assemblymembers Laura Friedman (AD-43), Blanca Rubio (AD-48), Ed Chau (AD-49), and State Senator Anthony Portantino (SD-25).

The event is free, open to the public, and will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/assemblymemberchrisholden.

Please RSVP at (626) 351-1917 or email Assemblymember.Holden@assembly.ca.gov

Monday, January 21, 2019

Even now, a half century after his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions toward developing a more equal society, one where all Americans have the opportunity to succeed, remain unmatched.

Each year, the Legislature honors his birthday with a Concurrent Resolution. I am proud to be a co-author of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 10 to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in 2019.

Today, I encourage you to give back to your community in his honor, and participate in a local event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy.

In his words, "Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."

As we remember the past, we must endeavor to use those lessons to inform the present and shape the future. I trust that you will do something meaningful to commemorate his legacy.

Here is a list of community events:

MLK Day of Community Service: A Day On, Not Off
Saturday, January 19, 2019
8 a.m. – Noon

McKinley School of the Arts
325 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

On the Saturday before the MLK Celebration (the official MLK Day of Service), it is our tradition to provide a local school with volunteers to help beautify the campus. Volunteers plant, clean up, and/or help with maintenance tasks. Afterwards, everyone enjoys lunch and entertainment provided by the students.

Martin Luther King Service, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
Sunday, January 20, 2019
3:30 p.m

Metropolitan Church
2283 N. Fair Oaks Avenue
Altadena, CA 91001

MLK Holiday & Student Awards Celebration
Monday, January 21, 2019
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

McKinley School of Arts
325 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

Student winners from the MLK Essay and Visual & Performing Arts contests are presented with awards, trophies and cash prizes. City Council representatives, PUSD officials, community leaders and volunteers congratulate the students.
8 – 9:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast & Teach-in
9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Celebration and Program (Lunch will be served immediately after program)
Keynote Speaker: K-Rahn Vallatine: Author, Mentor, Educator

Find more MLK Day volunteer opportunities here.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Holiday Open House and Shoe Drive

Thursday, December 13
5:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m.

41st Assembly District Office
600 North Rosemead Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

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Join us for Assemblymember Chris Holden's Holiday Open and Shoe Drive

In the spirit of the holiday, we are partnering with Shoes that Fit charity to provide shoes and socks to local children in need. You are invited to make a difference in a child's life by donating a new pair of athletic shoes or socks in size 10 youth through size 12 adult. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP at (626) 351-1917 or email Assemblymember.Holden@assembly.ca.gov

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions Informational Hearing

"Securing Transportation Growth"

Thursday, October 11, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Rancho Cucamonga Council Chambers  
10500 Civic Center Drive
Rancho Cucamonga
 

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Join us for a discussion of timely transportation issues for the region and the state.

Confirmed Speakers:
Alan Wapner, President, Ontario International Airport Authority
Dr. Raymond W. Wolfe, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority
Habib Balian, Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority
Hasan Ikhrata, Southern California Association of Governments
Steve Fox, Southern California Association of Governments
Paul Granillo, Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Mark Christoffels, San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments
Andrea Zureick, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority
RSVP by October 9th to 626-351-1917 or by email
 assemblymember.Holden@assembly.ca.gov      
Website: www.asmdc.org/holden