Oscar Valladares has been a resident of the 57th Assembly District for 12 years. He moved to Whittier in 2008 to start his family. He has been a strong community advocate fighting for a region that works for all residents of the District.
In 2018, Oscar was elected to the Rio Hondo Community College Board of Trustees where he has been fighting for greater investments to help community college students realize the promise of higher education through quality career opportunities. Oscar was unanimously voted by his colleagues as Board President in June and again in December 2019. He is now serving his full term for 2020.
Oscar is a former Dreamer, an immigrant from Guatemala, a product of public education, proud alumnus of East Los Angeles Community College, and California State University Los Angeles.