Coachella Valley Setting Good Examples For Entire State
State legislators toured several Coachella Valley organizations and visited with Coachella area residents Friday as part of an information gathering visit before hearings on how to improve the lives of boys and men of color across California. Video by kmir6.comvideo
COACHELLA - A group of state legislators spent their Friday touring several groups and organizations based in eastern Coachella Valley that are shining examples of how to nurture and focus the talents and skills of boys and men of all races, but specifically those of color. The legislators are looking for ideas to implement across the state to help improve the lives of minority youth and men.
Local Assemblyman Manuel Perez, lead the tour in his home area. A locally-based legislative hearing was held as well Friday evening. More hearings are scheduled in Sacramento in early August.
Thalia Hayden, KMIR6 Reporting