Communications and Public Affairs

Communications and Public Affairs

The Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) Unit is primarily responsible for handling requests from the public as well as requests from the media.

The CPA Unit has three main roles: legislative analysispublic information, and media coordination

Legislative Analysis
The CPA Unit is responsible for tracking the progress of Federal and State legislation in key program areas, including housing (Section 8, Public Housing and HOME programs), and community and economic development.  The Unit is also responsible for analyzing and reporting on multiple bills and proposals that may impact the CDC or Housing Authority.  

The CPA Unit is the primary point of contact with all elected officials, at the Federal, State and local levels. The Unit works with County legislative staff and legislative advocates in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. to develop recommendations and draft legislative correspondence including position papers, promoting key legislative and strategic messages, and assisting with policy development.  

Public Information
The Unit positively communicates the agency's mission and programs to key target audiences, which include overseers, customers, and partners. The agency's website content and social media pages are also managed by the CPA Unit.  The Unit is also responsible for the preparation and distribution of the agency's bi-weekly E-Newsletters. Additionally, the Unit is responsible for responding to all requests received pursuant to the California Public Records Act.

Media Coordination
The responsibility for handling media communications rests with the CPA Unit, which includes responding to inquiries, writing media advisories and news releases, and scheduling print or on-camera interviews. 

Please contact the CPA Unit for any media requests.

Elisa Vásquez, Public Information Officer
Communications and Public Affairs Unit
Address:  700 W. Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1762
Fax: (626) 943-3898

Click here to submit general questions or comments on agency programs.

Click here for information on how to request public records pursuant to the California Public Records Act.

 

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