They Reminisce Over You – State Senator Jenny Oropeza


Jennifer Ann Oropeza
[September 27, 1957 — October 20, 2010]

  • California State Senator [28th District]
  • Served for two terms in Student Body [CSULB]; appointed by the governor to the Board of Trustees of the CSU system
  • Member of the Long Beach School Board [1988-1994]
  • First Latina member of the LB City Council; won re-election in ’98
  • Vice Chair of the dual-house Latino Caucus (CA); became Legislator of the year [’05].
  • Fully responsible for the construction of Cesar Chavez Park [Long Beach]

for more information, please check out her site. These are just a few mentions of what she has done over the course of her life. She will be missed by many.


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