Supporting Education

ANNUAL CAREER READINESS PROGRAM “WE CARE FOR YOUTH"

For the past few years, Councilwoman Vivian Romero has been involved and generously provided scholarships for the program and this year gave "Art and Music Scholarships" in her name to high school students who participated in the program.   The "We Care For Youth Program”ceremony was held at the Montebello Town Center and Councilwoman Romero had the honor and privilege of speaking to the students then awarding her "Councilwoman Vivian Romero Scholarships".   The program prepares local youth in our communities with skills, offering real life training to students entering the workforce. Romero who is a music business professional finished the 2018 program off by giving every student a CD of a popular musical artist on Warner Bros. Record.

USC: LGBT Resource Center's 24th Annual  Lavender Celebration

Keynote Speaker, Vivian Romero recently spoke at the USC: LGBT Resource Center's 24th Lavender Celebration (commonly known as Lav Grad) LGBTQ+ & Ally Annual Graduation Ceremony for LGBT & Ally Undergraduate and Graduate/Professional Students.


  Vivian Romero  speaks with Middle School students.

Vivian Romero speaks with Middle School students.

  A.T.C. High School's 1st Annual Pride Walk  -  Vivian Romero  was invited to speak to LGBTQ Students about bringing awareness to the many challenges LGBTQ High School students face in schools. 

A.T.C. High School's 1st Annual Pride Walk - Vivian Romero was invited to speak to LGBTQ Students about bringing awareness to the many challenges LGBTQ High School students face in schools. 


NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH / PUBLIC SAFETY

 
  A Rash of Burglaries brings a Montebello Neighborhood together   MONTEBELLO – A string of burglaries has residents in a neighborhood on the northern edge of the city coming together to stop people from breaking into their homes.  After weathering a year of break-ins, neighbors daily use their own cars to patrol the tracts just north of the 60 Freeway, said Vivian Romero, who leads a neighborhood watch program in the area.

A Rash of Burglaries brings a Montebello Neighborhood together

MONTEBELLO – A string of burglaries has residents in a neighborhood on the northern edge of the city coming together to stop people from breaking into their homes.

After weathering a year of break-ins, neighbors daily use their own cars to patrol the tracts just north of the 60 Freeway, said Vivian Romero, who leads a neighborhood watch program in the area.

 

Giving-back to our Communities

  Whittier First Day     Romero  continues to support organizations and have donated blankets, pillows and comforters to  Whittier First Day  that serves approximately 2,300 individuals through outreach, homelessness prevention, housing, health, advocacy, and other services. 

Whittier First Day

Romero continues to support organizations and have donated blankets, pillows and comforters to Whittier First Day that serves approximately 2,300 individuals through outreach, homelessness prevention, housing, health, advocacy, and other services. 

  Women's and Children's Crisis Shelter    Romero  volunteered in a lip-sync contest to raise awareness and advocacy for the  1st Annual Lip Sync Fundraiser Event  taking a stand against domestic violence. The event kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month.    

Women's and Children's Crisis Shelter

Romero volunteered in a lip-sync contest to raise awareness and advocacy for the 1st Annual Lip Sync Fundraiser Event taking a stand against domestic violence. The event kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

 

  1st Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K 10K Race Music Festival    Then Park & Culture Commissioner,  Vivian Romero  established a partnership between Karl Meyer  Entravision Communications  and the City of Montebello, bringing the  1st Annual Cinco De Mayo 5k  /10k R ace  & Music Festival to the city. Over 3,000 were in attendance. The event was free to participants and sponsored by Entravision Radio.

1st Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K 10K Race Music Festival 

Then Park & Culture Commissioner, Vivian Romero established a partnership between Karl Meyer Entravision Communications and the City of Montebello, bringing the 1st Annual Cinco De Mayo 5k /10k Race & Music Festival to the city. Over 3,000 were in attendance. The event was free to participants and sponsored by Entravision Radio.

  Romero donates 15-Palm Trees to Montebello City Park    Councilmember  Romero  (left-overalls) donated 15 palm trees to Montebello City Park. 

Romero donates 15-Palm Trees to Montebello City Park

Councilmember Romero (left-overalls) donated 15 palm trees to Montebello City Park. 


Immigrant & Human Rights

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The Foundation of Human Rights of Migrants in California Honors Councilwoman Vivian Romero for her contributions in bringing awareness to Migrants in California.