Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes was elected in November 2016 to represent California’s 60th Assembly District, which includes the cities of Corona, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Norco, a portion of Riverside, and unincorporated communities of Home Gardens, El Cerrito, and Coronita. She currently serves as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy.
As the first Latina Millennial elected to the State Assembly, Sabrina has worked continuously to serve her community and enhance the quality of life for Riverside County residents. Sabrina’s top priorities include veterans, public safety, transportation, higher education and the economy.
In her first term, she authored legislation to support veterans, students, seniors, and working families, including fourteen bills which were signed into law. In addition, she secured $427 million in critical transportation funding to improve Riverside County’s infrastructure and was instrumental in restoring Vehicle License Fee revenue to California’s newest cities, which include Jurupa Valley and Eastvale.
Previously, she served as a Director for the Legislature and the California Voter Project. Prior to serving in the Assembly, Sabrina worked in the private sector alongside various community organizations to enhance the local economy, broaden access to quality education, and improve access to governmental services.
Throughout her career, Sabrina has demonstrated her commitment to fighting for the best interests of local residents through multiple partnerships with community organizations. She is currently a member of the Human Rights Campaign, The PICK Group of Young Professionals, and serves on the Advisory Board for the University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Public Policy. She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Association, and non-profit organizations TruEvolution and Women Wonder Writers.
Sabrina is a lifelong resident of Riverside County. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside, and completed an executive education program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.