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City of Ventura Coffee and Conversation

Enjoy a cup of coffee and join Assemblymember Steve Bennett for an in-person conversation. We will be discussing state, local and current legislation impacting our communities. Come share your thoughts and learn about available services and programs near you.

Saturday, February 3
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Museum of Ventura County Pavilion
100 E. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001

If you have any questions, please contact me at Assemblymember.Bennett@assembly.ca.gov or call my District Office at (805) 485–4745.

Oxnard Senior Scam Stopper

Assemblymember Steve Bennett, in conjunction with the Contractors State License Board, California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation and other local partners, invites you, your loved ones or seniors under your care to attend a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar.

Come learn how to protect yourself from fraud. Discuss legislation and topics relating to scams concerning construction, identity theft, email/texting, foreign lotteries, insurance, and mail fraud. Please RSVP online or by calling (805) 485-4745.

Spanish interpretation will be available/ Habrá interpretación en español disponible.

Friday, January 26
10 - 11:30 a.m.

South Oxnard Senior Center
(Multipurpose Room)

200 E. Bard Rd.
Oxnard, CA 93033

City of Camarillo Coffee and Conversation

Enjoy a cup of coffee and join Assemblymember Bennett for an in-person conversation. We will be discussing state, local and current legislation impacting our communities. Come share your thoughts and learn about available services and programs near you.

Saturday, January 20
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Camarillo Community Center, Room 6
1605 E. Burnley St.
Camarillo, CA 93010

If you have any questions, please contact my Communications Director, Michelle Sevilla, at Michelle.Sevilla@asm.ca.gov or call (805) 485-4745 ext. 10638.

Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

In partnership with Coastal Keepers, we are excited to have you at this year's annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Please note our NEW meeting location.

Saturday, September 23
9 - 11:30 a.m.

Hueneme Beach Parking Lot C
Ocean View Dr.
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

We encourage you to bring a water bottle, and your own gloves, bucket, trash-grabber prongs.

Registration has closed for this cleanup site. Please find alternative clean-up sites at: www.vccoastcleanup.org/cleanup-sites.


Día de Limpieza Costera - NUEVA Ubicación

En colaboración con Coastal Keepers, estamos emocionados de contar con su presencia en el Día Anual de Limpieza Costera de este año. Por favor, tenga en cuenta nuestra NUEVA ubicación de encuentro.

Sábado 23 de septiembre
de 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Hueneme Beach Parking Lot C
Ocean View Dr.
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

We enLleve zapatos cerrados y protección solar (sombrero, protector solar, gafas de sol). Le animamos a traer una botella de agua y sus propios guantes, cubo y pinzas para recoger la basura.

Las inscripciones se han cerrado para este sitio de limpieza. Por favor, encuentre sitios alternativos de limpieza en: www.vccoastcleanup.org/cleanup-sites.

Join Assemblymember Steve Bennett and Ventura County Animal Services in Clearing the Shelters!

Don't miss Ventura County's biggest pet adoption event! Bring home your newest family member and discuss legislation on animals and the environment.

Saturday, August 26
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Camarillo Animal Shelter
600 Aviation Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010

Simi Valley Animal Shelter
670 W Los Angeles Avenue
Simi Valley, CC 93065

For more information, please call (805) 485-4745.


¡Únete al Asambleísta Steve Bennett y al Servicio de Animales del Condado de Ventura para despejar los refugios de animales!

¡No te pierdas el evento de adopción de mascotas más grande del condado de Ventura! Trae a casa a tu nuevo miembro de la familia y para discutir la legislación sobre animales y el medio ambiente.

Sábado 26 de agosto
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Camarillo Animal Shelter
600 Aviation Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010

Simi Valley Animal Shelter
670 W Los Angeles Avenue
Simi Valley, CC 93065

Para obtener más información, llama al (805) 485-4745.

Student Debt Cancellation and Federal Loan Information Webinar

Assemblymember Steve Bennett, in partnership with Senator Monique Limón, Assemblymember Gregg Hart, the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, and the Campaign for California Borrowers' Rights, invites you to a virtual webinar to learn about your rights in California as a student loan borrower, the different types of student loans, and how to prepare for making payments again.

Topics will include the latest information on the Biden-Harris Administration's student debt relief plan, how to avoid scams, and where you can access resources.

This webinar is open to all to join, so please share this opportunity with friends and family who have student loans to ensure they get the latest news and tools to navigate their student loans.

Tuesday, August 22
2 p.m.

Register here to receive zoom link!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact my District Office at (805) 485-4745.

Nyeland Acres Bike Rodeo

Assemblymember Steve Bennett, in partnership with Nyeland Promise and other local partners, invites you to a family friendly event to learn about bicycle safety. Please bring your bike & helmet to participate in a fun bike ride around Nyeland Acres!

Saturday, July 29
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Nyeland Acres Community Center
3334 Santa Clara Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93036

For more information please feel free to contact NyelandPromisePrograms@gmail.com or (805) 844-0861.

Please contact Atticus Reyes if you have any questions or concerns:
Atticus.Reyes@asm.ca.gov / (805) 485–4745

Nonprofit Town Hall

Assemblymember Steve Bennett, in partnership with Ventura County Community Foundation and Center for Nonprofit Leadership CLU, hosted nonprofit organizations to a town hall to discuss state budget updates and its impact on the nonprofit community.

Asm. Bennett honored his 2023 Nonprofit of the Year, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE), at the event.

Asm. Bennett honoring a CAUSE representative with an Assembly Resolution

CAUSE honored as AD-38's Nonprofit of the Year at Sacramento Luncheon

Invitees heard from a panel of experienced nonprofit leaders who will take questions, address challenges, and share ways to strengthen partnerships throughout the county.

Panelist Organizations:

  • Central Coast Climate Justice Network
  • Interface Children & Family Services
  • Westminster Free Clinic
  • Women's Economic Ventures (WEV)

The panel was moderated by Dena Jenson, Director of Center for Nonprofit Leadership CLU.

Nonprofit Town Hall Slideshow

California Nonprofit Equity Initiative Legislation

AB-885 Public contracts: nonprofit organizations; Introduced by Assembly Member Luz Rivas. (2023-2024)

AB-590 State-funded assistance grants and contracts: advance payments; Introduced by Assemblymember Gregg Hart. (2023-2024)

AB-696 State agency grants and contracts. Introduced by Assembly Member Josh Lowenthal (2023-2024)

AB-860 Grant programs: administration. Introduced by Assembly Member Avelino Valencia. (2023-2024)

AB-619 State government: emergency services: nonprofit service providers. Introduced by Assembly Member Vince Fong. (2023-2024)

SB-336 State grant programs: negotiated indirect cost rates. Introduced by Senator Umberg. (2023-2024)

SB-557 California Prompt Payment Act: nonprofit organizations. Introduced by Senator Monique Limón. (2023-2024)

Partner/Panelist Bios (View PDF)

Partners

  • Dena Jenson, Director, CLU Center for Nonprofit Leadership
  • Mike Silacci, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Ventura County Community Foundation

Panelists

Resources

  • CalNonprofits: https://calnonprofits.org
    The California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) is a statewide membership organization that brings nonprofits together to advocate for the communities we serve.

Oxnard - Coffee and Conversation with Asm. Steve Bennett

Enjoy a cup of coffee and join Assemblymember Steve Bennett for an in-person conversation.

We will be discussing state, local and current legislation impacting our communities.

Come share your thoughts and learn about available services and programs near you.

Saturday, May 13
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Oxnard Public Library-Main Branch
Meeting Room B
251 S A St. 
Oxnard, CA 93030

If you have any questions, please contact me at Assemblymember.Bennett@assembly.ca.gov or call my District Office at (805) 485-4745.

Port Hueneme - Coffee and Conversation with Asm. Steve Bennett

Enjoy a cup of coffee and join Assemblymember Steve Bennett for an in-person conversation.

We will be discussing state, local and current legislation impacting our communities.

Come share your thoughts and learn about available services and programs near you.

Saturday, April 15
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

La Playa Soul Kitchen
419 E Port Hueneme Rd.
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

If you have any questions, please contact me at Assemblymember.Bennett@assembly.ca.gov or call my District Office at (805) 485-4745.