Ramos town hall to focus on tribal infrastructure gaps, successes during present and future crises

For immediate release:

MEDIA ADVISORY

Tuesday, April 28 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

HIGHLAND—Assemblymember James Ramos (D-Highland) will hold a tele-town hall on April 28 from 4 to 5 p.m. with tribal leaders and state officials to focus on how California’s Native Americans can better weather emergencies such as COVID-19.

“COVID-19 has highlighted gaps and successes in the infrastructure serving Indian Country,” Ramos said. “I want us to build effective support systems during the current crisis and before the next emergency hits us.That takes building strong relationships and learning what is working and not working in assisting California’s Native Americans.”

WHO:
Assemblymember James Ramos, chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Native American Affairs; representatives from the California Tribal Chairpersons’ Association; Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Denise Shemenski; Christina  Snider, tribal advisor to Gov. Gavin Newsom; and Moke Simon, chairperson of the Lake County Board of Supervisors

WHAT:
Tele-town hall to discuss how to build better infrastructure in Indian Country in times of crisis

WHEN:
4 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2020

TO CALL IN:
816-423-4282 or 866-590-5055; access code is 9671462. Capacity is limited. Please RSVP by Monday at 12 noon by calling Assemblymember Ramos’ Capitol office at 916-312-2040 or by emailing Assemblymember.Ramos@assembly.ca.gov Questions may be submitted by Monday at 12 noon to his e-mail address.  

Assemblymember James C. Ramos proudly represents the 40th Assembly district, which includes Highland, Loma Linda, Mentone, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, and San Bernardino.