Wendy Carrillo

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Wendy Carrillo
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 51st district
Assumed office
December 16, 2017
Preceded by Jimmy Gomez
Personal details
Born (1980-08-10) August 10, 1980 (age 37)
El Salvador
Nationality American
formerly: Salvadoran
Political party Democratic
Residence Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California
Alma mater California State University, Los Angeles (BA)[citation needed]
University of Southern California (MA)[citation needed]
Occupation Labor activist

Wendy Maria Carrillo Dono is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, she represents the 51st State Assembly district, encompassing parts of northeastern Los Angeles and East Los Angeles.[1] Prior to being elected to the Assembly, she was a labor activist.[1]

Early life[edit]

Wendy Carrillo was born in El Salvador, and was later brought to the United States,[1] she became a naturalized citizen of the United States at some point in her early twenties.[1] She graduated from California State University, Los Angeles and later received a Master's degree from University of Southern California.[1]

Labor career[edit]

She was a local radio host and communications manager on behalf of the labor union named Local 721, the Los Angeles affiliate of Service Employees International Union.[1]


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