Assemblymember Chris Holden Accepting Applications for 2019 Young Legislators Program

Now in its fourth year, the Young Legislators Program, offers high school seniors in the 41st Assembly District a front row seat to the public policy and political arena.

“I’m excited to launch the fourth annual Young Legislators Program for the 41st Assembly District,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “I have no doubt this program will again have a lasting impact on the students and I look forward to meeting next year’s Young Legislators.”

2018 Young Legislators

During the six month program, students will meet once a month to become better advocates on issues they care about, gain valuable leadership skills, and learn about the legislative process. The program concludes with a free trip to northern California to visit the facebook headquarters and the State Capitol.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Today, on the California State Assembly Floor, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Gerald Freeny for his confirmation as the first African American president of the Pasadena Tournament of  Roses Board of Directors. Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Block Party poster
Asm. Holden presents award
Asm. Holden presents award
Asm. Holden with constituents
Asm. Holden with constituent
Children watch performance
Children playing games
Singer and band
Asm. Holden with constituents
Asm. Holden with constituents

Assemblymember Holden's 19th Annual Block Party and Resource Fair had participation from 60 state and local government agencies and non-profits to provide information to the public. Program included CLBC scholarship award presentation and entertainment.

Monday, June 25, 2018
Asm. Holden & Aubry Stone
Asm. Holden & Aubry Stone
Asm. Holden introduces Aubry Stone
Asm. Holden & Aubry Stone
Group photo

Asm. Holden introduced Aubry Stone and presented him with a resolution.

Friday, June 22, 2018

(Sacramento) – The passing of a multi-billion dollar budget can often be an arduous process. Thankfully, the 2018-19 California State Budget has been approved in a timely manner, and now that funding has been put in place for a variety of services, Assemblymembers like Chris R. Holden are ready to get to work. “I think we’ve done a good job in terms of reaching out and trying to create a(n) appropriate touch on every community throughout the state,” says Assemblymember Holden (D-Pasadena).

Friday, June 22, 2018


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Dive Warriors’ Kyle M.  Schneider was recognized as the 41st Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year” by Assemblymember Chris Holden. Schneider began serving as a Veteran Advocate after his time of service in the Navy.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sacramento, CA – In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Webster’s Community Pharmacy as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Webster’s owners Meredith and Michael Miller received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association.

“When it comes to a small business making a positive impact in the community, you couldn’t find anyone better than Webster’s Community Pharmacy,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Holden’s Funding Request for Developmental Disability Community Approved

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget, the final agreement between the legislature and Governor Jerry Brown.  Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Assembly Bill 2918, requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to include information in the California Driver’s Handbook regarding a person’s civil rights during a traffic stop, passed in the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing today. The new information provided in the Driver’s Handbook will be determined by a group of stakeholders convened by the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Sacramento – For the 41st Assembly District’s 2018 “Nonprofit of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor the Flintridge Center, a nonprofit organization based in Pasadena that supports formerly incarcerated adults and at-risk youth to break the cycle of poverty and violence through community planning, innovation and action.

“It is my pleasure to recognize the Flintridge Center as the 41st Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year,” said Assemblymember Holden. “Working with a network of service providers and public agencies to change lives, Flintridge Center’s successful reintegration services should be modeled throughout the state.”