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May 31, 2011 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Throughout the month of May, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held five free, public mental health workshops in her district to help reduce stigma and raise awareness as part of National May Mental Health Awareness Month. The events were organized with the assistance of the 38th District Mental Health Consortium, a group of local experts, activists, and physicians who work to improve local mental health services and advise Napolitano on mental health.

May 20, 2011 Press Release

This month, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano’s 38th District Mental Health Consortium held 3 free mental health workshops in East Los Angeles, Pomona, and Rio Hondo College as part of National Mental Health Awareness Month. The workshops educated the public about the warning signs of mental health issues, connected people with available mental health resources, and encouraged them not to allow stigma to prevent them from seeking help. Next week, 2 more workshops will be held in Norwalk and Hacienda Heights.

May 9, 2011 Press Release

(Santa Fe Springs, CA) On Saturday, May 7, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano honored 21 women who had been nominated by volunteer organizations for exemplary service as the 2011 “Women of the Year” at a ceremony at Santa Fe Springs Town Center Hall in Santa Fe Springs.

April 11, 2011 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)-  On Saturday, April 9, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held a ceremony honoring the winners of the 2011 38th Congressional District Art Contest, “An Artistic Discovery,” at the Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights.

Napolitano was not able to attend the ceremony because of voting in Washington, D.C., but she was able to view the works of art and sent her congratulations to the young art students in the competition.

March 10, 2011 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- On Tuesday, March 1, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano was honored by the National Guard Youth Foundation for her strong support and advocacy for the Youth ChalleNGe Program in her area and in the halls of Congress.

“To date, Youth ChalleNGe has graduated 104,000 cadets,” Napolitano said. “These are students who might otherwise have dropped out of school but instead were supported as they charted a newer, brighter path through life. It has been an honor to assist this program and its exemplary efforts to help our young people, our future leaders.”

November 11, 2010 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano spoke at Veterans Day ceremonies in La Puente, Pico Rivera, and Montebello, thanking veterans for their service and reaffirming our obligations to our fighting men and women.

October 25, 2010 Press Release

Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano hosted astronaut José Hernández as he visited Pueblo School in Pomona, 4th Street Elementary in East L.A., and Lampton Elementary in Norwalk, sharing his story with students and encouraging them to seek higher education.

October 22, 2010 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano joined U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Hacienda-La Puente Unified School District in hosting a free naturalization info session at the Dibble Adult School Campus in Hacienda Heights. More than 150 people attended the fair, where they learned about the application process, conducted mock interviews with USCIS staff, and learned about the benefits of U.S. citizenship.

October 19, 2010 Press Release

(Norwalk, CA)- On Saturday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held a military academy info session at Southeast Academy High School in Norwalk, where interested students learned how to apply to the Coast Guard, Navy, Airforce, Military, or Merchant Marines service academies. More than 75 students attended, learning about the application process and how to secure the necessary nomination and support from Napolitano.

September 29, 2010 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- On Saturday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held a government assistance fair at the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation in Montebello, California to help people resolve problems with the IRS, the Veterans Administration, U.S. Immigration Services, and Social Security. More than 100 people attended, receiving free expert advice and working with Napolitano’s staff and representatives from the federal agencies to move their cases forward.